This Is Amerikkka: Kansas Police Officer Still Employed After Kneeling On The Back Of Pregnant Black Woman
Loretta Lynch: No Data To Support FBI Chief’s “Ferguson Effect” Theory
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.
Ferguson: Cops Rough Up Reporter, Armed “Oath Keepers” Attend Protests
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.
Newly Elected Black Mayor Locked Out Of Own Office By Cops [VIDEO]
Betty McCray, the newly elected mayor of Kinloch, Mo., just minutes from Ferguson, is facing opposition from the St. Louis County town. Officials in the town allege that McCray’s win happened by way of voter fraud and served her with impeachment papers on her first day on the job.
Michael Brown’s Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Against Ferguson
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 […]
Cops & Officials Resign After Town Elects Black Woman Mayor
Tyrus Byrd was elected as the first Black female mayor of Parma, a small city in Missouri. After her win and swearing in last Tuesday (April 14), much of Parma’s police force and several city official mysteriously quit their jobs.
10 Examples Of Ferguson PD’s Ku Klux Klan-Styled Racism [Photos]
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.
Racist Jokes Against Obama, Black Women Revealed In DOJ Ferguson Report
The U.S. Department of Justice concluded an investigation into the arrest records and conduct of police in Ferguson, Mo. in light of the shooting death of Michael “Mike” Brown last August. The probe revealed that police and local officials traded tasteless and offensive jokes at the expense of President Barack Obama and Black women.
Justice Department Says Ferguson Police Showed Racial Bias
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.
White Missouri Man Charged With Lynching Threat Against Black Woman
Tommy Dean Gaa, a 65-year-old White man from northwest Missouri, was charged with felony assault after he threatened a Black waitress with lynching. Gaa is formerly charged with felony assault motivated by racial discrimination.
Black Missouri Teen Antonio Martin Fatally Shot By Police [Photos]
A police officer in Berkeley, Mo. shot and killed 18-year-old Black teen Antonio Martin Tuesday (Dec. 23) night outside of a gas station. The shooting took place just two miles from the town of Ferguson, adding to the high tensions in the state regarding the shooting death of Michael “Mike” Brown.
Ferguson Protesters Face Gunfire, Confederate Flags & Racial Slurs
Ferguson protesters who are peacefully marching throughout Missouri en route to Gov. Jay Nixon‘s mansion to Jefferson City were met with racist taunts and gunfire. The NAACP group says that counter-protesters supporting the grand jury’s decision regarding Darren Wilson have been especially abrasive in a pair of rural towns.
Principal Says Powderpuff Football Team In Blackface Not Racist [PHOTOS]
Blackface has reared its ugly head again, this time in the town of Sullivan, Mo. some 60 miles outside of St. Louis. A team of all-white high school powderpuff football players donned blackface, and the school’s principal stated that the girls meant nothing racist about the getup.