In August 2014, the world watched as a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, exploded in outrage over the police shooting of an 18-year-old. In her own words, St. Louis-based writer Alicia von Stamwitz describes the tragedy and its aftermath.
Produced and edited by Kevin Spurgaitis
Narrated by Alicia von Stamwitz
Stock footage by Getty Images
Music by Moby/MobyGratis
Special thanks to KETC/V9 Studios/PBS
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