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  • Nov 27

    WHYS: Ferguson on Thanksgiving

    Ben James is live at a church in Ferguson as Thanksgiving falls on the city that remains at the centre of division in the US between black and white communities.
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  • Nov 26

    Live from #Ferguson

    Our team in Ferguson are joined by a group of local residents. There has been a second night of violence in the town after the decision not to charge a white policeman who killed a black teenager. We hear reaction to an interview with Darren Wilson, the policeman who shot Mike Brown dead. Also, we hear from people who have had their businesses damaged in the violence and talk with parents about how they are explaining the grand jury's decision not to prosecute Darren Wilson to their children. And beyond that, talking to them about race in America, and what awaits them as teenagers?
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  • Nov 25

    WHYS: Was the Ferguson decision correct?

    Your reaction to the decision by a grand jury not to prosecute a police officer who shot black teenager Michael Brown dead.
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  • Nov 24

    WHYS: The death of Tamir Rice

    The latest from Cleveland, Ohio, discussing the fallout of the shooting dead of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was holding a replica gun in a playground.
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  • Nov 21

    How should the Dutch authorities handle the case of a 19 year old girl who married a jihadi?

    What should happen to an ex-Islamic State bride now she's returned home? A Dutch teenage girl, a Muslim convert, was brought back from Syria with the help of her mother. She has appeared in court on suspicion of threatening state security. The 19-year-old, known as Aicha, was arrested when she returned to her home city of Maastricht on Wednesday. How should the Dutch authorities handle her case? Is she a threat to the country or should she be treated leniently?
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