A vigil held for Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager gunned down by Ferguson, Mo., police on Saturday in disputed circumstances, turned into what the media described as a riot on Monday evening.
But while national coverage has focused on the indisputably counterproductive violence and destruction committed by Ferguson residents during a moment of anguish, videos and photos taken from the scene show local police aggravating the situation as well.
A few weeks ago, natural-hair website CurlyNikki posted a Q&A with white beauty blogger Sarah Stevens as part of its series of “Curl Crush” style interviews. In it, Stevens talked buns and braids and a lifetime of wearing her hair in its natural state. And, the Internet had a conniption. A