Being Black in America has always had it’s challenges but as more statistics move the forefront we are seeing concrete proof of cities and states in America not only targeting Black people for existing but it’s also for profit.
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.
After the visual for “Formation” and Super Bowl 50 performance lauded praise and controversy for its nods to Black Lives Matter, Beyoncé is again ready to get people talking. Reportedly, Bey has rallied Trayon Martin, Mike Brown, and Tamir Rice to appear in her upcoming music video.
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.
An officer in Missouri has been placed on administrative leave without pay for appearing in a rap video holding a “Cops Live Matter” sign. St. Joseph officer, Zackary Craft, claims he wasn’t aware of the context of the video, “This Bomb Blows Up (Racism Goes Both Way) from an aspiring struggle rapper who goes by […]
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 […]
Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani has managed to keep his name in the press for reasons far less heroic than his response to 9/11 in 2001. Mr. Giuliani’s latest act involves praising Darren Wilson for gunning down unarmed Black teenager Michael “Mike” Brown in Ferguson, Mo.