The first ELGL “Social Media Superstar” award goes to the Ferguson Municipal Public Library. Carrie Ann Taylor collects some of Ferguson Library’s best social media posts in the below Storify, and she writes: “Ferguson Library was literally the heart and soul of the city. They not only offered books and resources to readers, but activities … Continued
Last Tuesday ELGL hosted another Twittersation to discuss the events in Ferguson, MO that resulted from the shooting death of 18 year old Michael Brown by local police officer. Moderator Brittany Bennett facilitated a conversation on race and how public servants can be better prepared to deal with the community tensions it can cause. Check … Continued
Don’t forget – ELGL’s moderated Twittersation about events in Ferguson, MO and around the country is on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. (that’s 7:00 p.m. Eastern time). Members of the SE ELGL chapter will participate in the Twittersation from Beyu Caffe in Downtown Durham; after the Twittersation ends, their conversation will continue, live and in person. Here … Continued
Register Join us for a Twittersation (that’s an online Twitter conversation…) on the recent grand jury decision in Ferguson, MO on the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, and the resulting nationwide reactions to the decision. This is a follow-up to our first #ELGLFerguson Twittersation in August. Moderator Brittany Bennett will lead us through … Continued
ELGL hosted a Twittersation addressing many of the local government issues that arose following the shooting of Michael Brown. Our moderator, Brittany Bennett, summarized her thoughts on the Twittersation. You can also read the Storify summary we compiled from the many tweets flying to and fro during the conversation and add your input on the … Continued
We take an in depth look at the latest developments in Ferguson, Missouri this morning, from the private autopsy to events from last night. There is also local government news from every region.