Two young men were found dead inside torched cars. Three others died of apparent suicides. Another collapsed on a bus, his death ruled an overdose. Six deaths, all involving men with connections to protests in Ferguson, Missouri, drew attention on social media and speculation in the activist community that something sinister was at play. Police […]
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.
A lawsuit accuses 13 St. Louis suburbs of extorting poor Black residents. Attorneys say they're operating debtor's prisons.
Marc Lamont Hill appeared on NewsOne Now to talk about his new book which examines a growing crisis in America where a particular demographic of citizens are being made vulnerable and exploitable as revenue generators. In Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond, Hill examines how unrelated capitalism, public policy, […]
Delrish Moss, a 32-year veteran of the Miami Police Department, was announced as the choice on Thursday (Mar. 31) out of 54 applicants. Moss, who is Black, will have authority over a majority of police officers who are White and manage a town where two-thirds of the residents are African-American.
19-year-old activist, Joshua Williams will spent 8-years in prison after being caught on camera setting fire to a Berkley, MO convenience store
In a 40-page report released this week, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce said prosecutors "determined a criminal violation against either officer could not be proven beyond a reasonable doubt" in the death of 25-year-old Kajieme Powell.
The Huffington Post reports that a court filing on Monday showed that lawyers for Ferguson and civil rights attorneys, who represent poor defendants held in Ferguson's jail, have "been engaged in meaningful settlement discussions."
A federal judge has scheduled an October 2016 trial for the wrongful death lawsuit brought against the city of Ferguson by Michael Brown Jr.’s parents after…
The Chicago Police Department has launched an investigation on one of its own after video of a white officer making comments about slain Ferguson teen…
One of the most well-known photos of the Ferguson protests of 2014 featured Edward Crawford, the dreadlocked man holding a bag potato chips while flinging…