Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: aftermath of Ferguson

On 2nd Anniversary of #MikeBrown’s Death, National...

The community of Ferguson, Missouri will celebrate the life of 18-year-old Michael Brown Jr. with multiple planned observances for the second anniversary of his...

Ferguson City Council Votes Unanimously to Approve...

The U.S. Department of Justice reached an agreement with the city of Ferguson, Missouri, to overhaul its police department and court system, following the...

End Debtors’ Prison: DOJ Issues Guidelines Preventing...

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued guidelines to local courts to stop them from creating debtors' prisons. The DOJ was concerned that...

25 Years Ago, the Rodney King Beating...

On March 3, 1991, Rodney King, a construction worker, was stopped by Los Angeles Police Department officers. What happened next set off events that...

The Price of Justice: U.S. Attorney General...

After the city council voted to amend the proposed consent decree it had reached with the federal government following negotiations — citing concerns the...

Justice Has No Price Tag: Ferguson City...

The good news is that the Ferguson, Missouri city council approved sweeping changes to its court system and police department, in line with a...

On 18-Month Anniversary of Michael Brown’s Death,...

Ferguson City Council is Set to Vote on Consent Decree with the Federal Government, Justice for Black People Hangs In the Balance On the 18-month...

Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay Mckesson Makes...

Prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson is attempting to make the leap from protester to politician. Several news outlets are reporting that Mckesson...

St. Louis Cop Involved in Fatal Shooting...

The St. Louis-area is currently facing another case that questions the integrity and credibility of local police officers. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Officer...

‘Make The Victim Look Like He’s the...

Why is America still discussing the “Ferguson Effect?” The term refers to the misguided and fallacious notion that, in light of the killing of...

#BlackOnCampus Reveals the Outrageous Examples of Racism...

After the resignation of University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe earlier this week, the student protests at Ithaca College, Princeton, and Yale have brought...

Real Change or a Band-Aid? #Mizzou Administration...

On Monday, the University of Missouri said it would implement a diversity initiative, following the resignation of the university president and chancellor in light...

Autopsy Says Amonderez Green Died of a...

According to The Associated Press, Amonderez Green, an 18-year-old Black youth who allegedly engaged in a gun battle with St. Louis-area police, died from...

Black Churches Are Burning in St. Louis:...

Black churches are burning again, this time in St. Louis.  Six churches have burned in two weeks in the metropolitan area, and this time,...

Under Kamala Harris, California’s First Black Attorney...

  The state of California is ahead of the curve on changing criminal justice policy, and its attorney general is leading the way. In light of...

Will the FBI Do What Is Necessary...

The FBI announced that it will begin to collect more data on police shootings, though there is every indication that the federal agency will...

Amid U.S. Visit and a Legacy of...

With the arrival of Pope Francis to the U.S. this week, many expect the leader to speak out on issues of great concern to...

Ferguson Judge Announces Sweeping Change, Withdraws Arrest...

In a move that would appear to be a victory for the Black struggle movement and a testament to the power of protest, a...

Police Are Condemned for Aggressive Police Tactics,...

A little more than one year after the fateful killing of Michel Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., another teen has been...

Christian Taylor Shooting Update: Leaked Audio and...

Adrian Taylor, the father of Christian Taylor, who was shot four times by an Arlington police officer after vandalizing a car at a Classic...

Ferguson One Year Later: A Retrospective Look

Over the weekend, largely peaceful protests commemorated the one year anniversary of the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. On August 9,...