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Michael Brown’s Mother Loses Ferguson City Council...

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown's mother was defeated Tuesday in her bid for a seat on the City Council in Ferguson, Missouri, where...

Michael Brown’s Mother Making Run for Ferguson...

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown's mother could soon have oversight over the police department connected to her son's death, if voters in Ferguson,...

What’s Happening to Ferguson Protesters? Puzzling Number...

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Two young men were found dead inside torched cars. Three others died of apparent suicides. Another collapsed on a bus,...

Black Mississippi News Anchor Says She Was...

A Black television news anchor claims she was unjustly fired after filing complaints against her TV bosses, who allegedly refused to let her wear...

New St. Louis Prosecutor Wesley Bell Promptly...

The new St. Louis County prosecutor used his second day in office to terminate three assistant prosecutors, including two who had long held their...

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...

Some Blacks See a Racial Double Standard...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marcus Dixon was sentenced to 10 years behind bars in Georgia for having sex with an underage white girl when he...

St. Louis Prosecutor Who Handled Mike Brown...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A seven-term prosecuting attorney in St. Louis County who gained national attention in his handling of the investigation of the...

White Attorney Running for 8th Term as...

St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch, who is white, is facing Ferguson City Councilman Wesley Bell, a black, 43-year-old former prosecutor and judge...

Three Years After Mike Brown, Ferguson Can...

From top to bottom, America’s criminal justice system is truly in need of full reform — as proven by the millions of Americans currently...

Education Center Deemed ‘Powerful First Step’ As Ferguson...

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The National Urban League president helped christen a new job training and education center in Ferguson on Wednesday, calling the...

Confederate Monument In St. Louis to be...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Crews on Monday began dismantling a divisive Confederate monument in a sprawling park near downtown St. Louis after the...

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...

Poets, Rappers and Activist Remain United in...

As the St. Louis sun labored past high noon on Aug. 9, 2014, 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot dead on Canfield Drive. Canfield Drive is...

New Video Disputes Police Version of Events...

Protests erupted again in Ferguson, Mo., after new surveillance footage was released of the night 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot three years ago. The clip,...

Massachusetts 6th Graders Pen Poignant Letter to...

A group of students at Wildwood Elementary school in Amherst, Massachusetts wrote a letter to President Obama as part of a class assignment in...

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...

Guilty: NYPD Officer Convicted for Reckless Manslaughter...

Peter Liang, the NYPD rookie police officer charged in the infamous stairwell death of Akai Gurley — an unarmed Black man in an East...

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...

Ferguson Teenage Protester Unfairly Sentenced To Eight...

Eight years for arson? Is that really justice? With supporters inside and outside of the courtroom cheering for him, none could suppress their outrage when...

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...