Saturday, December 14, 2019

Tag: michael brown

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...

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...

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...

Men Featured in Iconic Photos Are Among...

Some Black men who were featured in iconic photos of the anti-police Ferguson protests are now facing charges. Edward Crawford, who was pictured throwing...

While Former Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Is...

Former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson, whose shooting of Michael Brown sparked national protests, seems to have escaped criminal charges, but the same...

COINTELPRO 2.0? The Police Are Spying on...

In New York City, plainclothes NYPD and Metropolitan Transit Authority police officers spied on #BlackLivesMatter protesters who participated in die-ins at Grand Central Terminal,...

Did NBC Cut Off Janelle Monáe Because...

Janelle Monáe’s support of the Black Lives Matter movement may have led the singer to be cut off after appearing Friday on NBC’s Today...

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon Says Ferguson Protests...

In an interview with NPR, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says his state has made changes since protests over the death of Michael Brown made...

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,...

NAACP’s 860-mile March: The Steps to Justice...

By: Jim Clingman NAACP's 860-mile protest march  -  On March 20, 1883, Jan Matzeliger received patent No. 274,207 for his shoe-lasting machine, which made footwear more...

Without Meaningful Changes in Ferguson, the City...

When unarmed teen Michael Brown was fatally shot and killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, it marked a critical moment for the Black...

Vanita Gupta of the DOJ: America’s Grim...

“Eric Garner. Michael Brown. Tamir Rice. John Crawford. Walter Scott. Freddie Gray.” When Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta spoke to the crowd at...

Missouri Lawmakers Fail to Pass Any Significant...

All eyes were on lawmakers in Missouri as the state was pushed into the national spotlight following the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown...