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A Bridge Too Far: Crowdfunding For Killer Cop Michael Slager Falls Flat

A Bridge Too Far: Crowdfunding For Killer Cop Michael Slager Falls Flat

As of Thursday afternoon, Officer Michael Slager hadn't even reached his first 1000 dollars from crowdfunding sites.

9 years ago

Friday Fox Follies – Ferguson Fails

There's nothing Fox "News" likes better than to Whitesplain race relations, especially when telling Black folk about the Black experience.…

9 years ago

Ferguson Protesters Denounce Violence After Two Police Officers Shot And Wounded

Instead of the story being about Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson finally resigning, Thursday morning's headlines are filled with reports…

9 years ago

Madison Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Male Was Involved In Prior Fatal Shooting

Officer Matt Kenny was also involved in a fatal shooting of a white male in 2007.

9 years ago

Friday Fox Follies – Loofah, Lies And Videotape

Friday Fox Follies highlights Bill O'Reilly's continued issues with the truth, Andrea Tantaros accusing the White House of being anti-Semitic…

9 years ago

A Petition Has Been Launched To Prosecute and Expel John Boehner From Congress

This week a MoveOn.org petition began circulating for the purpose of prosecuting Speaker of the House John A. Boehner for…

9 years ago

Protesters March On Ferguson Police Department To Demand Change In Light Of DOJ Report

Hours after the Department of Justice released a report Wednesday highlighting systemic racial discrimination committed by the Ferguson Police Department,…

9 years ago

Police Union Official Wearing ‘I Am Darren Wilson’ Wristband Starts Brawl At St. Louis Meeting

Jeff Roorda, the business manager for the St. Louis Police Officers Association, interrupted a meeting at St. Louis City Hall…

9 years ago

Part Two Of Ferguson Grand Jury: Prosecutor Tricks Of The Trade

Witnesses, experts and evidence would supposedly direct the jurors to a final decision; either the return of a True Bill…

10 years ago

President Obama Explains That Discussion Regarding Race Issues Is Healthy For The Nation

During a comprehensive interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep that was released Monday, President Obama spoke at length on a number…

10 years ago

#BlackLivesMatter And #NYPDLivesMatter Are Not Mutually Exclusive

As human beings we all have value, and Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos did not deserve…

10 years ago

Ferguson Protesters Spend Christmas Night Rebuilding Vandalized Michael Brown Memorial

After midnight had struck and another Christmas had passed, activists and protesters in and around Ferguson got word that a…

10 years ago

Questions Arise As Another Black Teen Shot And Killed By White Cop Near St. Louis

Late Tuesday night a white police officer shot and killed an 18-year-old black male after an interaction at a gas…

10 years ago

Blame N.Y. Officers Deaths On Convicted Criminal With A Gun, Not Obama

However, as Americans have witnessed more and more,  when police kill citizens, especially unarmed African American citizens, no one is…

10 years ago

Prosecutor Admits He Let Witnesses Who “Absolutely Lied” Testify Before Ferguson Grand Jury

In an interview with a St. Louis radio station Friday, St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch admitted he let witnesses…

10 years ago

Tea Party Nation Says #Whitelivesmatter

According to Judson Phillips, because a black youth shot at a police officer, and the black youth killed, #whitelivesmatter

10 years ago

Bill Clinton Says Eric Garner “Didn’t Deserve To Die” For Selling Untaxed Cigarettes

In an interview with Fusion that will air in its entirety Tuesday evening, former President Bill Clinton told interviewer Jorge…

10 years ago

Key Witness Who Corroborated Darren Wilson’s Testimony Exposed As A Total Fraud

On Monday, The Smoking Gun published a lengthy report exposing "Witness 40," a woman who testified before the St. Louis…

10 years ago

Ferguson Protesters Send Peaceful And Powerful Message To Law Enforcement

PoliticusUSA's Justin Baragona was on the scene during a protest march through downtown St. Louis Friday morning.

10 years ago

Welcome to the Age of Authoritarianism – Sponsored by the 1 Percent

The 21st century is seeing the spread of the authoritarian principle that far from being the origin of authority, people…

10 years ago

Attorney General Eric Holder Announces Federal Restrictions And Bans On Racial Profiling

The Department of Justice announced Monday that Attorney General Eric Holder has unveiled stricter policies governing federal law enforcement when…

10 years ago

Missouri Town Residents Greet Ferguson Protesters With Confederate Flag And Fried Chicken

Ferguson protesters marching through Missouri on their way to Jefferson City were met by angry residents in the small town…

10 years ago

St. Louis Motorist Hits Protesters With Minivan Then Threatens Them With Handgun

During a protest in St. Louis' Central West End neighborhood Wednesday night, a minivan-driving man drove through a crowd of…

10 years ago

Unbelievable! New York Cop Who Killed Eric Garner With Chokehold Will Not Be Indicted

NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo will not be indicted on any charges relating to the death of Staten Island man Eric…

10 years ago

Fox News Contributor Claims Michael Brown’s Stepfather Should Be Charged In His Death

Fox News' resident psychiatrist and member of the network's 'Medical A-Team' Keith Ablow appeared on Fox & Friends Wednesday morning…

10 years ago

Rush Limbaugh Claims President Obama Is Looking To Frame A Cop For “Racial Assassination”

In Limbaugh's mind. Obama, Holder and all the other race hustlers feel that they didn't "get a win" with the…

10 years ago

Racists Demand Punishment For African Americans Exercising First Amendment Rights

For decent Americans it is beyond comprehension that it is acceptable for white supremacists, whether they are St. Louis-area cops…

10 years ago

Rudy Giuliani Tells Black People They’re To Blame For Police Brutality

Rudy Giuliani has used Fox News as a safe ground to further denigrate the black community and justify the racist…

10 years ago

Black Lives Matter: Ferguson Protesters Stage ‘Die-Ins’ At St. Louis Shopping Center

After Black Friday demonstrations, protest organizers arranged for another action on Saturday. This time they targeted the Brentwood Promenade, a…

10 years ago

Black Friday Fox Follies

Check out Black Friday's edition of Friday Fox Follies, In this article, see how Fox News ignored the truth about…

10 years ago

Hundreds Of Ferguson Protesters Shut Down St. Louis Shopping Malls On Black Friday

In a powerful display of true civil disobedience, hundreds of protesters stormed a St. Louis area shopping mall Friday afternoon,…

10 years ago

St. Louis Grand Jury Indicted, Tried, And Convicted Unarmed Murder Victim Michael Brown

Not only did the prosecutor succeed in acquitting the murderer Darren Wilson, he convinced the grand jury to indict, try,…

10 years ago

Michael Brown’s Empty Chair At Thanksgiving

Three days before the holiday where we here in America are expected to feast, rejoice, and give thanks, the parents…

10 years ago

Why Ferguson Is Also, And Again, About Guns

What's happening in Ferguson, and rattling the cages of strained municipalities throughout the country, is, of course, about our complicated…

10 years ago

Ferguson Decision Is Another Sign Of American Apartheid

America is not a civilized society and the concept of equality for all its citizens is exactly that; a concept.…

10 years ago

GOP Minority Outreach: Rudy Giuliani Continues Racist Tirade Over Michael Brown Killing

Over the past few days, both before and after the St. Louis County grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson…

10 years ago

Coast To Coast: Thousands Of People Across The Nation Protest In Solidarity With Ferguson

Thousands of protesters in 170 American cities participated in rallies and marches Tuesday night to not only show their solidarity…

10 years ago

Bryan Fischer Literally Demonizes Michael Brown, Saying He was Demonically Possessed

Fischer said, "the chances were very good...there was a demonic presence...inside Michael Brown" I don't think so. I think we…

10 years ago

The Ferguson Grand Jury Decision — A Social Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941, the date of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor is not the only " horrific event that…

10 years ago

Attorney For Michael Brown’s Family States That The “Process Needs To Be Indicted”

When discussing how the legal system continuously seems to not work when it comes to men of color being killed…

10 years ago

Ferguson In Flames After St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch Lights The Match

It needs to be said -- McCulloch is largely responsible for the current situation in Ferguson. The way the man…

10 years ago

Grand Jury Decides Not To Indict Michael Brown’s Killer Darren Wilson

A St. Louis County grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed…

10 years ago

St. Louis Woman Accidentally Kills Herself With Gun She Bought For Possible Ferguson Unrest

A 26-year-old woman accidentally shot and killed herself late Friday evening with a gun she purchased in preparation for large-scale…

10 years ago

Police Arrest Reporter Covering Ferguson Protest For Walking On Sidewalk

While covering a protest in front of the Ferguson police station Saturday night, reporter Trey Yingst was arrested for failure…

10 years ago

Sources Claim Darren Wilson Will Resign From Ferguson Police Force If Not Indicted

CNN reported late Thursday evening that sources close to Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson confirm that Wilson is in the…

10 years ago

St. Louis Cop Who Killed Black Teenager Identified As Obama-Hating Gun-Loving Racist

The St. Louis police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers, Jr. last month was inadvertently identified by the…

10 years ago

Darren Wilson Supporter Plans On Purchasing “Pants Up, Don’t Loot” Billboard Near Ferguson

In a willful attempt to incite further racial tensions in and around Ferguson, a resident of Tennessee has announced that…

10 years ago

Darren Wilson Threatened And Arrested Ferguson Man For Recording Video Of Him

A man who was arrested last year by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson uploaded video of the incident to YouTube…

10 years ago

Anonymous Responds To KKK’s ‘Lethal Force’ Ferguson Threat By Hacking Twitter Account

The 'hacktivist' group Anonymous responded to threats by a Missouri chapter of the Ku Klux Klan to use lethal force…

10 years ago

Ferguson Police Chief Says Darren Wilson Will Return To Active Duty If Not Indicted

In a conversation with St. Louis news station KSDK 5 on Friday evening, Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson told the…

10 years ago

Missouri Governor Says He Will Use National Guard In Ferguson After Grand Jury Decision

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon held a press conference near St. Louis Tuesday afternoon to discuss contingency plans surrounding Ferguson in…

10 years ago

Gun Shop Owners Near Ferguson Profiting Off Of Racial Tension As Grand Jury Decision Nears

CNN reported on Monday that gun sales in the St. Louis area, especially near Ferguson, have spiked as anxiety builds…

10 years ago

Resignation Of Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson Will Not Magically Fix Broken System

Late Tuesday evening, CNN reported that Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson is expected to step down from his position as…

10 years ago

Prominent Tea Partier Says Michael Brown’s Parents Received ‘Taxpayer-Funded Abortion’

Former executive director of the South Carolina Republican Party Todd Kincannon sent out a tweet Wednesday evening saying Michael Brown's…

10 years ago

Media Leaks And Governor’s Press Conference Set Stage For Darren Wilson Non-Indictment

Throughout the day and evening Tuesday, a number of events seemed to foreshadow the inevitable non-indictment of Ferguson police officer…

10 years ago

Coverage Of Pumpkin Fest Riot Compared To Ferguson Protests Exposes Media’s Overt Racism

Dozens of people were arrested and police used tear gas and pepper spray to disperse a rioting crowd after a…

10 years ago

No Justice, No Peace: Darren Wilson Likely To Avoid Civil Rights Charges In Shooting

In an eye-opening piece run by the New York Times late Friday evening, federal government officials close to the Justice…

10 years ago

St. Louis Area Police Officers Harassing Ferguson Protesters At Places Of Employment

A St. Louis police officer is under investigation after calling the a real estate broker's office to discuss the broker's…

10 years ago

Ferguson Protesters Take It To The Next Level By Shutting Down Multiple Local Walmarts

Ferguson October, a weekend long series of events held in the St. Louis area to protest against police violence and…

10 years ago

Ferguson October: Young Protesters Reject Message Delivered By Older Religious Leaders

As the gathering wore on, younger activists, who have been on the ground in Ferguson since an unarmed Michael Brown…

10 years ago

St. Louis Police Hit Protesters With Pepper Spray And Batons During Shaw Shooting Protest

A day of peace, love and solidarity ended violently when St. Louis police dispersed a crowd of protesters gathered at…

10 years ago

People From Around The World Gather In St. Louis For March Against Police Brutality

Activists and protesters from all over the world gathered Saturday morning in downtown St. Louis to participate in a march,…

10 years ago

Shaw Shooting: St. Louis Police Use Pepper Spray And Billy Clubs On Protesters And Media

Protesters and members of the media were hit with pepper spray and rushed by police officers armed with batons and…

10 years ago

Police Kick Ferguson Protesters Out Of Council Meeting To Protect Darren Wilson Supporter

Demonstrators were escorted by police out of an open St. Louis County Council meeting on Tuesday night after a woman…

10 years ago

Requiem For Mike Brown: Ferguson Protesters Make Powerful Statement Saturday Night

Protesters made a powerful statement Saturday night when they showed up at the St. Louis Symphony and sang what is…

10 years ago

Grand Jury Looking Into Michael Brown Shooting Now Being Investigated For Misconduct

The St. Louis County Prosecutor's office is now investigating potential misconduct surrounding the grand jury that is currently investigating the…

10 years ago

Ferguson Officials Taking Cue From Sarah Palin By Demanding High Fees For Public Records

On Monday, the AP ran a story detailing the efforts Ferguson government officials have taken to discourage media outlets from…

10 years ago

Ferguson Protests Grow Heated As Residents Call For Police Chief Tom Jackson’s Resignation

A tense standoff between protesters and local law enforcement occurred late Thursday evening in Ferguson after the town's police chief…

10 years ago

Tensions Boil Over In Ferguson Tuesday Night After Fire At Michael Brown Memorial

Protests resumed in Ferguson Tuesday night that led to the arrests of seven people. One local store was damaged when…

10 years ago

Ferguson Residents Angry As Michael Brown Memorial Destroyed By Fire Tuesday Morning

A memorial dedicated to slain teenager Michael Brown was destroyed by a fire Tuesday morning. The memorial, made mostly of…

10 years ago

Editor For St. Louis Newspaper Blasts Fox News For Terrible Coverage Of Ferguson Protests

In a conversation with Media Matters for America this week, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editor-In-Chief Gilbert Bailon blasted Fox News and…

10 years ago

New Video Footage Shows Man Shouting That Michael Brown Had His ‘Hands In The Air!’

On Wednesday night, CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 aired video footage from a cellphone taken shortly after Micheal Brown was shot…

10 years ago

Ferguson Protesters Will Not Rest Until Michael Brown’s Killer Is Brought To Justice

PoliticusUSA's Justin Baragona was on the scene in Ferguson Wednesday afternoon and witnessed a protest where the goal was to…

10 years ago

Ferguson Residents Express Their Anger And Disgust During Volatile City Council Meeting

A month after an unarmed black teenager was viciously shot and killed by a white police officer, the city of…

10 years ago

More Witnesses Come Forward And Validate Other Witness Accounts In Michael Brown Shooting

On Saturday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch released a story regarding two workers who were at the scene when 18-year-old Michael…

10 years ago

Ferguson Police Chief Caught In Huge Lie Surrounding Michael Brown Surveillance Video

Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson was caught in a huge lie on Friday when it was revealed that he did…

10 years ago

Another Conservative Myth Busted As Michael Brown Had A Clean Juvenile Record

Another right-wing lie was exposed on Wednesday as the St. Louis Juvenile Court revealed that Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old…

10 years ago

Progress Being Made As Ferguson Police Officers Are Now Wearing Body Cameras

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported on Sunday that Ferguson police officers began wearing body cameras this past Saturday. The department…

10 years ago

Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly Doubles Down On His Claim That White Privilege Is A ‘Big Lie’

Tuesday night, Bill O'Reilly decided he needed to whitesplain to everybody, but especially blacks, why white privilege does not exist…

10 years ago

CNN Releases Audio Recording Of Michael Brown Shooting; At Least 10 Total Shots Fired

Late Monday evening, CNN's Don Lemon, still on the scene in Ferguson, provided breaking news regarding an alleged audio recording…

10 years ago

Fox: Saying Michael Brown was Unarmed Is Misleading Because He Was An Adult Male

While Michael Brown's family and friends gathered for his funeral on Monday, Fox continued down the Reich wing brick road…

10 years ago

Here And Now: Why Events in Ferguson Have Been a Long Time in the Making

Ferguson is not as isolated incident. It never was. What Ferguson is and will continue to be is a microcosm…

10 years ago

Lack Of Diversity In St. Louis Area Police Departments Is Just Flat-Out Embarrassing

Ferguson is not an isolated case in the St. Louis area. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ran a story Sunday detailing…

10 years ago