Ferguson

In 2014 an 18 year old Michael Brown Jr was gunned down by 28-year-old white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the city of Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis after Wilson, who was in a patrol vehicle,  stopped an unarmed Brown for jaywalking, because he and a friend were walking in the middle of Canfield […]

Ferguson residents and activists on Tuesday honored the memory of Michael Brown, whose death sparked protests around the nation.   Three years after his murder shook the world, a cadre of residents remembered  Mike Brown, visiting the site where he was shot by ex-White officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. About two dozen residents and activists gathered at the […]

Plus, Rachel Dolezal is back headlining a natural hair rally and Ferguson’s police department is having a hard time filling vacancies. For those who want to say that Colin Kaepernick’s wokeness is new, here’s another example of just how untrue that is. According to Fusion, social media got wind of an old picture of the Niners quarterback […]

The Ferguson City Council on Tuesday called for changes to a tentative agreement to overhaul the police department.

The tentative agreement must be approved by the city council.   Officials in Ferguson, Missouri and the Department of Justice announced a tentative deal on Wednesday to overhaul the city’s embattled police force in an effort to avoid a costly court battle, reports USA Today. The deal stems from systemic failures brought to light by the death […]

The Missouri city and DOJ officials are nearing a reform deal that will likely effect change and overhaul “unconstitutional” policing.   Nine months after the Justice Department released a damning report detailing the racial biased practices of the Ferguson Police Department, the Missouri city and DOJ officials are nearing a reform deal that will likely effect change […]

In a 40-page report released this week, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce said prosecutors "determined a criminal violation against either officer could not be proven beyond a reasonable doubt" in the death of 25-year-old Kajieme Powell.

In an interview with The Guardian Silverman said she doesn't believe racial jokes should be performed in the nation's current climate.

Roland Martin talks to 2016 GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson about his campaign, visiting Ferguson and #BlackLivesMatter. “I had no intention for running for public office,…

A federal judge has scheduled an October 2016 trial for the wrongful death lawsuit brought against the city of Ferguson by Michael Brown Jr.’s parents after a White police officer fatally shot their 18-year-old son in August 2014. The decision, announced by U.S. District Judge E. Richard Webber in St. Louis, means the family won’t see a courtroom […]

One of the most well-known photos of the Ferguson protests of 2014 featured Edward Crawford, the dreadlocked man holding a bag potato chips while flinging…

Peggy Hubbard, a black grandmother who grew up near Ferguson, Missouri, went on a rant against the Black Lives Matter movement that has now been seen by at least 7 million people. Hubbard was apparently set off by events in Ferguson in which Mansur Ball-Bey, a young black man, was killed by police and, in a […]