On Thursday (Jul 30), six years after the incident that resulted in the death of then18-year old Michael Brown sparked protest around the globe, a county prosecutor announced Thursday that his office will not charge Darren Wilson for the murder after reinvestigating the case.
Edward Crawford, the Ferguson protester who was photographed picking up throwing a tear gas bomb back, has died.
It has been almost three years since the killing of Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson led to days of protest.
The 2015 shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. sparked a revolution in thought in how police have shot and killed Black people at a disparate level when compared to whites. New footage from the moments before the 18-year-old’s death raises new questions in the case.
In case you need proof that the school-to-prison pipeline is a real thing. The state of Missouri has passed a law allowing school districts to treat schoolyard fighting as a felony.
Darren Seals, a well-known activist involved in the Ferguson, Mo. protests after Michael Brown‘s death, was found shot dead inside a burning car early Tuesday morning. The news sent shock waves through Twitter with some suggesting there is some manner of foul play at hand.
A year and a half after 18-year-old Mike Brown was shot to death, Ferguson is taking a step in fixing a severely broken system within the city. On Tuesday (March 15), the Ferguson City Council approved a previously rejected agreement with the Department of Justice to overhaul the city’s police department.
The city of Ferguson was hit with a civil right lawsuit from the U.S. Department of Justice after officials rejected a deal to overhaul its criminal justice system and address police misconduct. The Justice Department made an announcement on Wednesday, with the suit appearing to be aimed at pushing officials into securing a new agreement.
A 25-year-old mother in Ferguson, Mo. was found dead in her apartment Saturday (Nov. 28) and family members think a Facebook friend may be involved. Sharae Bradford was discovered face down, naked and in a pool of blood.
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch testified at a House Judiciary Oversight Committee hearing Tuesday (Nov. 17) that there is no data to support the alleged “Ferguson effect.” The theory, spearheaded by FBI director James Comey claims policing tactics are less aggressive since the shootings of Michael Brown, and other unarmed Black men.
Hacker activist group Anonymous has been active in tandem with the happenings in Ferguson, Mo. since the beginning of the protests there. The group has managed to hack into the Ku Klux Klan‘s Twitter account and says it will expose the identities of over 1,000 members of the hate group.
Ferguson is in dire need of some community rebuilding and newly appointed Municipal Court Judge Donald McCullin is stepping up to the plate to bridge the trust between the citizens and law enforcement.