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.
Lamar High School student Michael Brown became the talk of the country last week. The 17-year-old senior applied to 20 colleges, from Stanford to Harvard, Princeton, Yale and more. The brilliant student not only was accepted into all 20 of those schools, he got a full scholarship to each and every one of them, including $260,000 […]
Police are investigating after an armed man was shot by a private security guard in Ferguson, Missouri, The Associated Press reports.
These new statements are part of a civil lawsuit that Michael Brown's family has filed against Wilson, the City of Ferguson and the St. Louis County Police Department.
What makes the video the source of ire for protesters is that after Brown’s death at the hands of Police Officer Darren Wilson, who was not charged in Brown’s death, police released surveillance footage from the Ferguson Market, allegedly showing Brown pushing one of the clerks—participating in what the police called a “strong-armed robbery”—and supposedly justifying the officer's use of force against the unarmed teen.
"Stranger Fruit's" director says this new footage proves that on the day that Brown died, he didn't try to rob a local convenience store.
Ferguson police have dragged their feet investigating the shooting of a protest organizer. She was shot in the head.
Ferguson officials have missed crucial deadlines that were set by the Department of Justice in efforts to reform policing procedures.
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According to the site, Garner yelled, "I was railroaded! I was railroaded by ABC on the two-year anniversary of my father's death! That's what I have to do? A black person has to yell to be heard?" after she was refused backstage.
Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent shooting of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks.
According to a review of the book by The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the authors were seeking to spread a message of “hope, healing and unity,” but instead many are saying the book doesn't do enough to explain the traverse effects surrounding what led to the city's collapse.