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Fault Lines travels to Ferguson, Missouri, to document the reaction to the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer—and the militarized crackdown that followed.
On August 9, 2014, an unarmed black teenager named Michael Brown was shot dead by police in the city of Ferguson, Missouri. The killing sparked several days of protests in the community.
Fault Lines goes to Ferguson to witness the demonstrations and the subsequent heavy-handed police reaction—and to ask wider questions about why Michael Brown was shot and why the authorities' response was so disproportionate.
Recent precedent shows a way to improve standards, but attempts at reform could be met with officers’ resistance
Community wonders if the county prosecutor is seeking an indictment or seeking cover
As Ferguson unfolds, misinformation about the shooting and the protests frames social media debates.
Fault Lines examines why 5 million mostly working poor Americans have been left without any health care coverage.
Fault Lines travels to Caracas to find out what’s really going on in the streets of a polarized Venezuela.
Fault Lines investigates the industry of college football and players' demands for a more equitable game.
A proposal to dig one of the largest open pit mines, pits corporate interests against tribes and local residents.
Fault Lines examines the effect of increased police presence in schools and zero-tolerance policies on students.
Fault Lines examines America's bail bond industry, and how money determines who stays behind bars while awaiting trial.
We live in a world run through with Fault Lines. Al Jazeera's Fault Lines takes you beyond the headlines and holds the powerful to account, as we examine the US' role in the world.