What frames Michael Brown's image?

August 21, 2014 10:12 AM

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Flesh-and-blood, guns-and-gas demonstrations have continued in Ferguson, Mo., since Aug. 9, when Michael Brown, 18, was killed unarmed in a street. But a media battle is also on, a battle of images. At issue is Brown himself: Who he really was, and what his death means.

Beyond that is another battle: over the meaning of the black male body.

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