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One Year After Ferguson: What’s Changed?

“There is an awakening everywhere, and those 100-plus nights have changed the social fabric of America.” AJ+ went to the Michael Brown mural on North Union Boulevard in St. Louis to ask what’s changed in the year since Brown’s death. I executive produced this anniversary piece later featured on the Young Turks youtube channel.

Drought Talk: Is All Water Use Created Equal?

A massive amount of groundwater is being pulled from California’s Central Valley – so much that several cities in the area have started to sink. Corcoran lost 13 inches in eight months, and other areas lost eight inches in the same time period. This puts a strain on infrastructure, like roads and the foundations of buildings. Is a class war lurking behind the drought?

What is a Barrel Bomb?

Barrel bomb attacks kill thousands of people in Syria every year. So why do these attacks get so little attention? The Syrian Network for Human Rights says nearly 14,000 people have been killed in barrel-bomb attacks despite a UN resolution banning the use of the weapon in 2014.

Making Sense of Chattanooga

Investigators and lawmakers have linked the Chattanooga shooter to ISIS-inspired groups, but evidence so far suggests otherwise. According to the gunman’s family, they sent him to Jordan for seven months to live with his uncle in the hope that he’d clean up his act and stop drinking.

Are Sanctuary Cities Safer?

More than 200 cities don’t cooperate with U.S. Immigration to deport undocumented immigrants. Police say it helps them to fight crime by building trust with immigrants.

Charleston Reacts: Mother and Daughter Transcend Race

This mother and daughter transcend the boundaries of race – and try to bring Charleston together.

A one-minute quick-turnaround edit for Al Jazeera’s AJ+ following the shooting of nine black people by a white man in Charleston, South Carolina. The video, originally published on the AJ+ Facebook and Youtube pages, as well as being picked up by other media, received almost 600,000 views.