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August 30, 2014 12:00 AM

Could Robin Williams’ suicide become a conversation changer?

How long before Ferguson fatigue sets in? How soon before our rapt attention to the uproar over the killing of Michael Brown begins to flag? And not because we don’t care. We do. It’s just that we know that, in all likelihood, nothing will come of it.

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