Ferguson

UPDATED Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 3:21 p.m. EST –  Michael Brown, Jr.‘s parents Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown, Sr. had the following to say in a statement released by their lawyers, according to Buzzfeed News: Today we received disappointing news from the Department of Justice that the killer of our son wouldn’t be held accountable […]

Just one day after the New York Times reported the Department of Justice was set to fault the Ferguson, Mo. police department for making racially biased traffic stops and arrests, an official report is confirming that officers routinely violated the constitutional rights of the city’s black residents. The Justice Department report accuses the officers of making unjust traffic […]

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A St. Louis man recently filed a lawsuit against the city’s police department after dashcam video footage surfaced of an officer turning the recorder off…

In an effort to provide economic support to activists on the front lines of protests against police violence in Ferguson, Mo., rapper Talib Kweli on Friday distributed over $100,000 in grant money to support protesters. RELATED: FBI Boss Calls For “Open and Honest Discussion” Between Blacks And Police “These are young men and women who have […]

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A St. Louis County police department is trying to make amends after a Black man was wrongfully arrested and beaten due to mistaken identity. Joseph Swink…

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They might all be part of the thin blue line while on the clock, but Black officers worry about their own well-being when they’re off-duty.…

  CLEVELAND — A WKYC photojournalist was assaulted while covering the #Ferguson2CLE protest Sunday evening in Cleveland. It was caught by at least two cameras, including his own. “They were bumping into me and stuff and then this guy came up out of nowhere, hit my camera, knocked my light off. We can see that […]

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A month after a grand jury decided not to indict former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown, St. Louis Prosecuting Attorney…

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How do I teach my kids to disarm melanin? #AskACop — justified agitator (@Awkward_Duck) December 16, 2014 It must have been bad idea day at…

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Second graders from Alma Del mar Charter School in Bedford, Massachusetts took to the streets and rallied against police for the shooting death of Michael…