On the anniversary of Michael Brown’s murder, a group of heavily armed white militiamen paraded around playing army, and looking for trouble
Ever since the civil unrest occurred in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked by the murder of Michael Brown by a police officer who got away with it, there have been anxious questioners wondering where else this type of unrest might catch fire.
As of Thursday afternoon, Officer Michael Slager hadn’t even reached his first 1000 dollars from crowdfunding sites.
But this time, things were different. Here’s what happens when things start to change. Time magazine, one of the most mainstream publications there is, puts “Black Lives Matter” on its cover.
The question I suspect a lot of black folks are asking today in the wake of the recent murder-by-cop of Walter Scott, is “So do you believe us now?”
Instead of the story being about Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson finally resigning, Thursday morning’s headlines are filled with reports that two police officers were shot and wounded during protests in front of the Ferguson Police Department.
Officer Matt Kenny was also involved in a fatal shooting of a white male in 2007.
Hours after the Department of Justice released a report Wednesday highlighting systemic racial discrimination committed by the Ferguson Police Department, protesters gathered in front of the police station in Ferguson to call for change and the dismantling of the current department.
Jeff Roorda, the business manager for the St. Louis Police Officers Association, interrupted a meeting at St. Louis City Hall Wednesday evening and sparked a melee when he pushed a young black woman to the ground.
Feeling “fingers from God” but assuring us he is not crazy, Ben Carson has appointed an Iowa operative for a possible presidential run in 2016
Witnesses, experts and evidence would supposedly direct the jurors to a final decision; either the return of a True Bill indictment, followed by a trial, or no charge at all.
Are the protesters responsible for the death of the officers? If yes, then the Tea Party is responsible for the death of the two Las Vegas officers.
During a comprehensive interview with NPR’s Steve Inskeep that was released Monday, President Obama spoke at length on a number of hot-button topics and issues that have come to the forefront in 2014. One of the issues he touched on was race relations in this country.
Fox “News” has been slowly sliding into bat-guano-crazy territory ever since protests erupted following Michael Brown’s killing in Ferguson on August 9, 2014. After more incidents of Cops Gone Wild, more people took to the streets. Fox “News” pushed back harder.
After midnight had struck and another Christmas had passed, activists and protesters in and around Ferguson got word that a memorial in honor of slain teenager Michael Brown had been run over by a car and basically destroyed. they spent the next two hours rebuilding it.
During Wednesday morning’s episode of Fox & Friends, Peter Johnson, Jr. and Tucker Carlson said the Department of Justice investigation into Michael Brown’s death was discredited because they “sought advice” from radical Ferguson protester and livestreamer Bassem Masri.
Late Tuesday night a white police officer shot and killed an 18-year-old black male after an interaction at a gas station in Berkeley, Missouri.
However, as Americans have witnessed more and more, when police kill citizens, especially unarmed African American citizens, no one is held accountable and failure to praise the killings is an outrage.
Baltimore news station Fox45 ran a story Sunday night attacking protests against police brutality and racial disparity by running deceptively edited footage to suggest protesters were chanting “kill a cop” during a demonstration.
In an interview with a St. Louis radio station Friday, St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch admitted he let witnesses who “clearly were not telling the truth” testify before a grand jury that decided not to indict former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.