Fault Lines returns to Ferguson to investigate how and why black communities feel targeted by law enforcement and if those sworn to protect operate with impunity.
In the weeks following the Michael Brown shooting, the militarized police response to demonstrations by local black communities made national headlines.
But the anger that initially poured out onto the streets was fueled by decades of feeling marginalized and targeted by law enforcement for simply being African-American.
Fault Lines travels back to Ferguson to investigate why the relationship between the police and local black communities is broken—and if those sworn to protect operate with impunity.
Executive Producer: Mathieu Skene,
Senior Producer: Carrie Lozano @carrielozano, Reem Akkad @reemakkad, Laila Al-Arian @LailaAlarian,
Correspondent: Sebastian Walker @sebwalker,
Producer: Sweta Vohra @svohra,
Associate Producers: Lauren Rosenfeld @lollymr, Abdulai Bah @africandobah, Nafeesa Syeed @NafeesaSyeed,
Directors of Photography: Joel Van Haren @joelvanharen, Victor Suarez @tadashi_lives,
Additional Photography: Lauren Rosenfeld,
Editor: Adrienne Haspel @adihaspel, Warwick Meade @warwickmeade,
Digital Producer: Nikhil Swaminathan @sw4mi,
Production Managers: Shannon Stanley @ShanStan, Dana Merwin @dana_merwin, Laura Anderson
Production Assistance: Viktorija Mickute @vikvicariously, Emily Marie Gibson @e_mariegibson, Yousur Alhlou @YousurAlhlou, Lucia Wei He @LuciaWeiHe, Katy Schaper @KatySchaper
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