Sunday, October 13, 2019

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Rutgers Study Suggests Media’s Negative Portrayals of...

Negative stereotypes and portrayals in the news media could be influencing how police treat African-American men, a Rutgers School of Public Health study suggests. The...

Mike Brown’s Parents Reach Undisclosed Settlement In...

The family of slain 18-year-old Michael Brown has reached a settlement in their wrongful death suit and many have attacked the victim by calling...

Warner Bros. Apparently Wants to Develop Michael...

Warner Bros. is reportedly bringing the story of Michael Brown to the big screen and not everyone is thrilled, believing it is simply exploitative. Brown...

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...

Besides Michael Brown’s Death, Ferguson Protests Spurred...

A new study has revealed the mass protests over the shooting death of Michael Brown by Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson were also...

Fortune Ranks Black Lives Matter Founders Among...

A new Fortune ranking puts the three founders of the Black Lives Matter Movement high among other global politicians and leaders. In a list of...

Lawsuit Says Another Missouri City Was Funding...

When Michael Brown died at the hands of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, it revealed racial tensions in the Missouri town. A Justice Department...

The New Documentary ‘Ferguson Cover-Up’ Seeks to...

  On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, an 18-year-old Black teenager, was gunned down by Officer Darren Wilson and left in the street for four...

Ferguson Commission Recommends Widespread Changes to St....

The Ferguson Commission, set up by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon after the riots following Michael Brown’s death, has found widespread disparities in the local...

Latest Police Shooting Adds to Tension in...

The St. Louis area is still on edge a year after the death of Michael Brown. The latest incident involves a police shooting that...

One Year Later: 8 Moments That Proved...

The Ferguson Police Department's History of Racism Darren Wilson, the ex-cop who killed Michael Brown, worked for the Ferguson Police Department, which is “guilty of racism...

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,...

Gunfire Erupts in Ferguson During Anniversary of...

Peaceful protests in Ferguson commemorating the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of Mike Brown by police officer Darren Wilson was interrupted by gunfire...

SC Cops Refuse to Release Dash Cam...

By Taylor Gordon The decision by South Carolina police officers to not release dash cam footage of the death of an unarmed Black man at...

Tree Planted In Ferguson in Memory of...

A day after the city of Ferguson planted a tree in memory of slain unarmed teenager Michael Brown, vandals inexplicably chopped down much of...

Fundraising Campaign for Michael Slager, Cop Charged...

In yet another indication of the cruelty and heartlessness that courses throughout the land, GoFundMe yesterday had to shut down a fundraising site that...

Ferguson City Council Candidates Differ Vastly On...

In many ways since last August, Ferguson has become a touchstone, a zeroed-in destination through which the United States has gauged its collective standing on...

Inkster, Mich. Pastor Promises to Shut Down...

Citizens of Inskster, a small town located outside of Detroit, are furious and want two white police officers who viciously beat a Black man...

Jeffrey Williams May Have Been Aiming At...

Law enforcement officials are investigating Jeffrey Williams' contention that he had an altercation with others during last Thursday's march in Ferguson after its police...