PRI's The World: 8/21/2014

August 21, 2014

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The aftermath of American journalist James Foley's murder by extremists in Syria — a Syrian opposition activist talks about the trajectory of the conflict. And a terrorism expert fills us in on the social media strategies of groups like the Islamic State. Plus, an immigrant from Trinidad, gives us a different take on Ferguson and its police force. She's lived there for 11 years. And how the smell of coral helps fish navigate.

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Conflict & Justice

A Trinidadian immigrant reflects on her hometown of Ferguson, Missouri

Ruffina Farrokh Anklesaria immigrated to the US from Trinidad 15 years ago. She settled in Ferguson, Missouri, and says she's seen the town's diversity transform. Right now, Anklesaria is teaming up with other members of the community to highlight the positive side of the small Missouri town, but she says as an immigrant, she still sees racial divisions in the US.

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