Comments for: Shooting of black teen highlights racial divide in Missouri town

Posted Aug. 13, 2014, at 8:25 a.m.

FERGUSON, Mo. — The fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday, and subsequent violent protests, highlight a stubborn racial divide in a St Louis suburb that has struggled to build healthy relations between blacks and whites. From the 1970s, Ferguson, pop. 21,000, changed from being …

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