Around noon today, it will be exactly one week since 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson. In the seven days since, the world’s eyes have turned to a previously obscure St. Louis suburb that now is synonymous with questions of race relations and police militarization in America.
Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery has been on the scene all week covering it all. He sums up what’s happened day-by-day:
We have also posted a timeline of photos of the week here.
To catch up further, here are some of the stories The Post has written as developments occurred:
Monday, Aug. 11:
Tuesday, Aug. 12:
Wednesday, Aug. 13:
Thursday, Aug. 14:
Friday, Aug. 15:
Saturday, Aug. 16: