Jake Halpern

Independent Journalist


Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By Jake Halpern

DateArticle NameLocation
08/03/15The Man Who Shot Michael Brownnewyorker.com
Darren Wilson, the former police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an eighteen-year-old African-American, in Ferguson, Missouri, has been living for several months on a nondescript dead-end street on the outskirts of St. Louis. Most of the nearby houses are clad in vinyl siding; there are no sidewalks, and few cars around. Wilson, who is twenty-nine, started receiving death threats not long after the incident, in which Brown was killed in the street shortly after robbing a convenience store. Although Wilson recentl...