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.
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.
The dark days in Ferguson, Missouri continue with news of a 9-year-old girl being killed by a stray bullet as she studiously did her homework on her mother’s bed.
The ongoing protests in Ferguson, Mo. highlights clearly that tensions between police and citizens in the southern town have escalated to new heights. Monday evening, a reporter for a large outlet was roughed up by police and had his press badge taken from him.
A peaceful day in Ferguson turned into an unruly evening after 56 people (including Cornel West, DeRay McKesson and Johnetta Elzie) were arrested, and at least three people were shot. “In light of last night’s violence and unrest in the city of Ferguson, and the potential for harm to persons and property, I am exercising […]
A worthless police group on Facebook recently made headlines for mocking the death of Mike Brown in light of the one-year anniversary for the start of the turmoil in Ferguson. However, their sick sense of humor couldn’t defeat the amount of positivity displayed from hundreds of citizens and mourners alike. Today, August 9, 2015, marks […]
Former Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson granted the second of two major interviews since gunning down Mike Brown last August. To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the unarmed teen’s death, The New Yorker published an extensive piece depicting Wilson as a victim.
An art gallery on Chicago‘s South Side recently unveiled an exhibit that features images related to slain Ferguson teen, Michael Brown. According to the observations from some activists, many feel the depiction of Brown’s body at a police death scene has crossed over the line into being offensive.
The shrine that was erected on the street where Ferguson, Mo. teen Michael Brown lost his life has been removed, with Brown’s father and officials citing it was a safety hazard. On Wednesday (May 20), it was announced that the makeshift memorial would be replaced with a permanent plaque and installed in a nearby sidewalk.
The family of slain teenager Michael Brown has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson, Mo. and former police officer Darren Wilson in the latest bid to claim justice for the 18-year-old. The lawsuit is also aimed at former Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson and calls for new measures to monitor police activity […]