Saturday, December 14, 2019

Tag: michael brown

Mothers Fill D.C. Streets to Honor Children...

A large group of mothers came together on Saturday  with tears in their eyes as they marched to honor the lives of the children...

7 Incredible Works of Art That Gave...

  Trayvon Martin Inspired Painting by Michael D'Antuono  The death of Trayvon Martin started to unveil the true ugliness of the hypocrisy that plagues America, especially when...

Poll Reveals That Many Young Americans Lack...

Almost half of young Americans believe that the justice system in the United States is racially and ethnically biased. The only thing surprising about...

In Chillingly Familiar Scene, Freddie Gray Laid...

In what has become an all-too-familiar ritual, Freddie Gray's body will be lowered into the ground today after a funeral that is taking place...

Exiled Danny Ferry Suffering Severe Punishment for...

Danny Ferry built the Atlanta Hawks, who host Game 2 of the first-round playoff series tonight against the Toronto Raptors. He acquired every player...

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...

A Black British-Ghanaian Living in US Realizes...

I’m a Black British-Ghanaian, and I’ve often wondered what would the police do to me if they believed I was a threat? The answer is...

Baltimore Artist Mourns the Deaths of Unarmed...

A Baltimore artist is receiving mixed reactions to a controversial exhibition he created just outside his studio in order to mourn the recent deaths...

Pull Up Your Pants: The Challenge and...

By Charles F. Coleman Jr. There is a conversation in the Black community that always seems to surface during a discussion about the latest wrong...

Study: Targeting the Poor For Traffic Violations...

The unconscionable practice of creating a cash cow by fining and jailing Black and poor people for minor driving infractions, revealed in an engrossing...

Black People In Ferguson Prove They Want...

After the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown on their streets—leading to months of protests and a revealing Justice Department report that identified...

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...

Poll: A Large Majority of White People...

It's a question that gets to the heart of a community's basic level of trust of law enforcement: Do you approve of the police...

Missouri Police Agree to Restrict Use of...

The lawsuit filed by Ferguson protesters against law enforcement over the use of tear gas was settled with three Missouri police agencies Thursday, restricting their use...

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...

Howard University Students Skip the Beach to...

Spring break season means a plethora of college students are hitting the beaches and partying in warm weather as they celebrate a week away...

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...

Two Police Officers Shot in Ferguson During...

As if the atmosphere in Ferguson wasn't tense enough, two police officers were shot early Thursday morning during a demonstration outside the town's police station...

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles Flip-Flops, Says He’s...

Showing he may not be up to speed on corruption within law enforcement in his town, but that he is, indeed, a politician, Ferguson...

Black Teen Fatally Shot By Wisconsin Officers...

Protests filled the streets of Wisconsin’s capital after yet another community is mourning the loss of a Black teen at the hands of police...