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Megan French Marcelin
Following the police shooting of eighteen-year-old Michael Brown on 9 August 2014, images of Ferguson, Missouri conjure the atrocities suffered by those living under military occupation in war zones across the world. They depict Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams in battle helmets with guns trained on the foreheads and chests of black women and men; military tanks circling residents demanding to know why police had killed yet another young black man; and protestors ...Keep Reading »
Megan French Marcelin holds a PhD in urban history from Columbia University. Her scholarship focuses on US urban policy, inequality, and social movements. She resides in Brooklyn, NY.
"The spread of vineyards and the influx of French immigrants restructured the Algerian economy, but also resulted into the expansion of French control over Algerian territory. The development of the vineyard economy took shape through the forceful transformation of the indigenous land-owning structure from tribal to individualized property."click | email | tweet