A Michael Brown movie based on his mother’s book is in the works at Warner Bros. studios.
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.
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.
In news that won’t shock anyone, the Justice Department has revealed in two reports that the Ferguson Police Department in Missouri routinely violated the civil and constitutional rights of Black citizens in the city.
The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the conclusion of their ongoing investigation of the Ferguson Police Department in Missouri. After launching an investigation into the practices of the police there last summer, the DOJ has discovered that Ferguson police operated by using racially biased practices for years.
At a city hall meeting in St. Louis, Mo. to discuss the creation of a police oversight board, a representative of the St. Louis Police officer’s union allegedly sparked a brawl. Jeff Roorda, a state congressman who also works as the union’s business manager, reportedly shoved a woman while going to confront St. Louis Alderman […]
Darren Wilson will not face civil rights charges in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Though an official statement has not been released, the Justice Department is planning to wrap up the case after an FBI investigation found no evidence to support the charges.
A grand juror on the Michael Brown case is ready to speak their peace. The person, referred to as “Grand Juror Joe” in court papers, filed a lawsuit against St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch Monday (Jan. 5) in order to break a court mandated gag order.
Michael Brown, the unarmed teen that was gunned down in Ferguson, Mo. by officer Darren Wilson, was the subject of a tasteless parody song at a charity event. Last week in California, a performer at the event performed a song celebrating Brown’s death in front of retired and current cops.
A St. Louis woman who was one of the witnesses whose testimony was given to the grand jury involved with the Darren Wilson case has been revealed as a woman with a checkered and questionable past. Known previously as “Witness 40,” the woman has a history of racism, criminal activity and a host of other […]