Police

November 25, 2014

In this brief activity, students share their thoughts and feelings about the grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who killed unarmed black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. 

August 21, 2014

Students discuss the police killing of Michael Brown, 18, in Ferguson, MO, and consider the racial and economic backdrop to the killing and the protests that have followed. 

December 6, 2013

Two student readings examine the history of stop and frisk and the debate surrounding this policing practice.

August 16, 2013

Students study facts and statistics about NYC's "Stop and Frisk" policy, and consider different points of view on it using interactive activities.