What Next

The Ferguson Effect

Protesters organized into a grassroots campaign to unseat a seven-term incumbent and replace him with the first black St. Louis County prosecutor.

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There’s a new prosecutor in St. Louis County, Missouri, taking on decades of racial injustice. How will Wesley Bell, buoyed by the political movement after the death of Michael Brown, deliver on his progressive promises?

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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, and Anna Martin.