As of Thursday afternoon, Officer Michael Slager hadn't even reached his first 1000 dollars from crowdfunding sites.
There's nothing Fox "News" likes better than to Whitesplain race relations, especially when telling Black folk about the Black experience. The dog whistles go from barely discernible to loud and clear.
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.
Friday Fox Follies highlights Bill O'Reilly's continued issues with the truth, Andrea Tantaros accusing the White House of being anti-Semitic and Fox's hypocritical Ferguson coverage.
This week a MoveOn.org petition began circulating for the purpose of prosecuting Speaker of the House John A. Boehner for willfully breaking a federal law when he knowingly violated the 216 year-old Logan Act.
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.
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.
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.
As human beings we all have value, and Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos did not deserve to die. At a fundamental level, #BlackLivesMatter and #NYPDLivesMatter mean the same thing.
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.
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.
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.
According to Judson Phillips, because a black youth shot at a police officer, and the black youth killed, #whitelivesmatter
In an interview with Fusion that will air in its entirety Tuesday evening, former President Bill Clinton told interviewer Jorge Ramos that Eric Garner did not deserve to die for the minor crime of selling untaxed cigarettes.
On Monday, The Smoking Gun published a lengthy report exposing "Witness 40," a woman who testified before the St. Louis County grand jury who corroborated all of the main details of former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson's story regarding his encounter with unarmed teenager Michael Brown in August.
PoliticusUSA's Justin Baragona was on the scene during a protest march through downtown St. Louis Friday morning.
The 21st century is seeing the spread of the authoritarian principle that far from being the origin of authority, people must obey authority
The Department of Justice announced Monday that Attorney General Eric Holder has unveiled stricter policies governing federal law enforcement when it comes to the use of racial profiling.
Ferguson protesters marching through Missouri on their way to Jefferson City were met by angry residents in the small town of Rosebud. The residents left fried chicken in the road and waved a Confederate flag, along with verbally assaulting the protesters with racial slurs.
During a protest in St. Louis' Central West End neighborhood Wednesday night, a minivan-driving man drove through a crowd of protesters, hitting four people. After he was stopped, he waved a gun at them.
NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo will not be indicted on any charges relating to the death of Staten Island man Eric Garner. Garner's death was the result of a chokehold used by Pantaleo during an arrest.
Fox News' resident psychiatrist and member of the network's 'Medical A-Team' Keith Ablow appeared on Fox & Friends Wednesday morning to discuss the possibility that Michael Brown's stepfather could be charged with inciting a riot.
In Limbaugh's mind. Obama, Holder and all the other race hustlers feel that they didn't "get a win" with the Michael Brown case and now want to frame and railroad another cop over a race-based death.
For decent Americans it is beyond comprehension that it is acceptable for white supremacists, whether they are St. Louis-area cops or owners of a sports bar, to demand that African Americans suffer punishment for exercising their constitutional rights.
Rudy Giuliani has used Fox News as a safe ground to further denigrate the black community and justify the racist remarks he made on Meet The Press. This Sunday, he showed up on Fox News Sunday and continued to blame blacks for any mistreatment they may receive from law enforcement.
After Black Friday demonstrations, protest organizers arranged for another action on Saturday. This time they targeted the Brentwood Promenade, a shopping center just outside the city limits of St. Louis.
Check out Black Friday's edition of Friday Fox Follies, In this article, see how Fox News ignored the truth about Benghazi and blamed Ferguson riots on Obama.
In a powerful display of true civil disobedience, hundreds of protesters stormed a St. Louis area shopping mall Friday afternoon, leading to the mall's temporary closure on the busiest shopping day of the year.
Not only did the prosecutor succeed in acquitting the murderer Darren Wilson, he convinced the grand jury to indict, try, and convict the unarmed murder victim Michael Brown.
Three days before the holiday where we here in America are expected to feast, rejoice, and give thanks, the parents of a dead child were given the news that the man who killed their son will face no punishment for his actions.
What's happening in Ferguson, and rattling the cages of strained municipalities throughout the country, is, of course, about our complicated and corrosive attitudes about race. And yes, always and forever when it comes to public safety and the senseless loss of life on American streets, it's about guns.
America is not a civilized society and the concept of equality for all its citizens is exactly that; a concept. In fact, what America really has always been is a nation founded on the principles of apartheid, or the policy of racial segregation and political and economic discrimination against non-whites.
Over the past few days, both before and after the St. Louis County grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has made waves over his racially insensitive statements regarding Michael Brown's death and criminal statistics within the black community.
Thousands of protesters in 170 American cities participated in rallies and marches Tuesday night to not only show their solidarity with Ferguson protesters, but to also display their outrage at the racial injustice apparent in the nation's broken legal system.
Fischer said, "the chances were very good...there was a demonic presence...inside Michael Brown" I don't think so. I think we all know what the problem is
December 7, 1941, the date of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor is not the only " horrific event that can be characterized, as it was at the time by President Roosevelt, as "A date which will live in infamy." Add Monday, November 24th, to that infamous roster.
When discussing how the legal system continuously seems to not work when it comes to men of color being killed by police officers, attorney Benjamin Crump said, "The process is broken. The process needs to be indicted."
It needs to be said -- McCulloch is largely responsible for the current situation in Ferguson. The way the man has handled this whole situation is most likely the leading cause of the tense state of affairs in the St. Louis area.
A St. Louis County grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed Michael Brown.
A 26-year-old woman accidentally shot and killed herself late Friday evening with a gun she purchased in preparation for large-scale protests in the aftermath of the impending grand jury decision in the death of Michael Brown.
While covering a protest in front of the Ferguson police station Saturday night, reporter Trey Yingst was arrested for failure to disperse. Witnesses say Yingst was on the sidewalk at the time.
CNN reported late Thursday evening that sources close to Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson confirm that Wilson is in the last stages of negotiating his resignation from the Ferguson police department.
The St. Louis police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers, Jr. last month was inadvertently identified by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department when his name was included in an evidence envelope when Myers' body was delivered to the funeral home.
In a willful attempt to incite further racial tensions in and around Ferguson, a resident of Tennessee has announced that he's reached his crowdfunding goal of $3,000 to purchase and display a billboard using the conservative hashtag #HandsUpDontLoot.
A man who was arrested last year by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson uploaded video of the incident to YouTube on Friday. Per the incident report filed at the time, Wilson arrested Ferguson resident Mike Arman for failing to comply with orders.
The 'hacktivist' group Anonymous responded to threats by a Missouri chapter of the Ku Klux Klan to use lethal force against Ferguson protesters by hacking the organization's national Twitter account on Sunday.
In a conversation with St. Louis news station KSDK 5 on Friday evening, Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson told the station that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will be immediately reinstated to the active duty if he is not indicted by the St. Louis County grand jury in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon held a press conference near St. Louis Tuesday afternoon to discuss contingency plans surrounding Ferguson in the wake of the upcoming grand jury decision regarding the shooting death of Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
CNN reported on Monday that gun sales in the St. Louis area, especially near Ferguson, have spiked as anxiety builds ahead of the announcement from the St. Louis County grand jury on Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson's fate.
Late Tuesday evening, CNN reported that Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson is expected to step down from his position as part of a larger effort to reform the city's embattled police department. Jackson may announce his resignation as early as next week.
Former executive director of the South Carolina Republican Party Todd Kincannon sent out a tweet Wednesday evening saying Michael Brown's parents shouldn't be upset because they are pro-choice Democrats and "they got a taxpayer-funded abortion."
Throughout the day and evening Tuesday, a number of events seemed to foreshadow the inevitable non-indictment of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown on August 9th
Dozens of people were arrested and police used tear gas and pepper spray to disperse a rioting crowd after a riot broke out in the aftermath of the Keene Pumpkin Festival in Keene, New Hampshire.
In an eye-opening piece run by the New York Times late Friday evening, federal government officials close to the Justice Department's investigation of Michael Brown's death state that the evidence they've seen so far does not support a civil rights charge against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
A St. Louis police officer is under investigation after calling the a real estate broker's office to discuss the broker's involvement in protests surrounding the shootings of Michael Brown and VonDerrit Myers, Jr.
Ferguson October, a weekend long series of events held in the St. Louis area to protest against police violence and racial disparity, officially wrapped up Monday with a number of seemingly spontaneous protests across a number of locations in the metropolitan area.
As the gathering wore on, younger activists, who have been on the ground in Ferguson since an unarmed Michael Brown was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson over two months ago, started growing restless.
A day of peace, love and solidarity ended violently when St. Louis police dispersed a crowd of protesters gathered at a local gas station by using pepper spray and batons.
Activists and protesters from all over the world gathered Saturday morning in downtown St. Louis to participate in a march, part of Ferguson October, and show that they stand united against police brutality and racial disparity.
Protesters and members of the media were hit with pepper spray and rushed by police officers armed with batons and riot shields Thursday night in south St. Louis.
Demonstrators were escorted by police out of an open St. Louis County Council meeting on Tuesday night after a woman verbally expressed support for Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown on August 9th.
Protesters made a powerful statement Saturday night when they showed up at the St. Louis Symphony and sang what is being described as a 'Requiem for Mike Brown' at the end of an intermission.
The St. Louis County Prosecutor's office is now investigating potential misconduct surrounding the grand jury that is currently investigating the shooting of Michael Brown. On August 9th, the unarmed 18-year-old was shot six times by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
On Monday, the AP ran a story detailing the efforts Ferguson government officials have taken to discourage media outlets from obtaining files from the city that are supposed to be legally available under public record laws. This is a similar tactic to one tried by Sarah Palin in 2008.
A tense standoff between protesters and local law enforcement occurred late Thursday evening in Ferguson after the town's police chief Tom Jackson showed up at the scene and spoke to the crowd.
Protests resumed in Ferguson Tuesday night that led to the arrests of seven people. One local store was damaged when a rock was thrown through a window. However, there was no looting of the store, despite local media outlets using that word in their headlines.
A memorial dedicated to slain teenager Michael Brown was destroyed by a fire Tuesday morning. The memorial, made mostly of teddy bears and homemade signs, had been kept on the side of the street feet from where Brown was shot and killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on August 9th.
In a conversation with Media Matters for America this week, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editor-In-Chief Gilbert Bailon blasted Fox News and other media outlets for their coverage of the Ferguson protests in the aftermath of Michael Brown's death.
On Wednesday night, CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 aired video footage from a cellphone taken shortly after Micheal Brown was shot dead by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. The footage shows two contractors, roughly 50 feet away from the scene, reacting in the immediate aftermath of Brown's shooting.
PoliticusUSA's Justin Baragona was on the scene in Ferguson Wednesday afternoon and witnessed a protest where the goal was to shut down an interstate highway for a short period of time during rush hour traffic.
A month after an unarmed black teenager was viciously shot and killed by a white police officer, the city of Ferguson held its first city council meeting since the incident. On Tuesday night, at a local church, over 600 people attended the meeting to voice their frustration and anger.
On Saturday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch released a story regarding two workers who were at the scene when 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson was caught in a huge lie on Friday when it was revealed that he did not get "a lot of Freedom of Information requests" for a surveillance video from a local store the day 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
Another right-wing lie was exposed on Wednesday as the St. Louis Juvenile Court revealed that Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old who was shot to death by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on August 9th, was not facing any serious felony charges at the time of his death.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported on Sunday that Ferguson police officers began wearing body cameras this past Saturday. The department received a donation of 50 cameras from Safety Visions and Digital Ally.
Tuesday night, Bill O'Reilly decided he needed to whitesplain to everybody, but especially blacks, why white privilege does not exist and how too many African-Americans are using it as an excuse to not take any responsibility for their lives.
Late Monday evening, CNN's Don Lemon, still on the scene in Ferguson, provided breaking news regarding an alleged audio recording taken at the time 18-year-old unarmed Michael Brown was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
While Michael Brown's family and friends gathered for his funeral on Monday, Fox continued down the Reich wing brick road of blaming Michael Brown for his own death.
Ferguson is not as isolated incident. It never was. What Ferguson is and will continue to be is a microcosm of the relationship between large segments of the population and their views of local law enforcement.
Ferguson is not an isolated case in the St. Louis area. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ran a story Sunday detailing the lack of diversity that exists in other St. Louis County police departments.