Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Tag: Death of Michael Brown

Missouri Judge: ‘Ferguson’ Law Designed to Stop...

Why would a Missouri court strike down a post-Ferguson law designed to stop cities from abusing its citizens with excessive fines?  The law, which...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

National Bar Association Poll: Race Relations Are...

A new poll released by the National Bar Association (NBA)—the nation's oldest and largest national association of predominantly African-American lawyers and judges—sounds the alarm...

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...

One Year After Mike Brown’s Death, Darren...

Almost a year after the death of Michael Brown, former Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson has resurfaced in an interview with The New Yorker....

What Involvement Did a FBI Agent and...

There are new developments in the case of Kendrick Johnson, a 17-year-old Black student found dead in a school gym in Lowndes County, Ga....

Veteran Civil Rights Activists Call on #BlackLivesMatter...

Several civil rights activists took to the stage at the Essence Festival, held this weekend in New Orleans, La., and urged the #BlackLivesMatter (BLM)...

U.S. Justice Department Report Places Blame on...

According to a U.S. Department of Justice document obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, law enforcement is to blame for aggravating tensions in Ferguson, Mo....

8 Disappointing Responses From America After The...

  Blame the Victim A recurring pattern in media coverage of police brutality cases is to focus on the how the victim's past, mode of dress,...

How Racist Housing Policies, Media Framing Helped...

Thanks to the help of Missouri state officials, tensions in Ferguson are finally starting to subside; but deeply rooted systematic racism still continues to...