Ferguson police

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

Black Votes Matter: Ferguson Adds Two African-Americans To City Council

With higher than normal turnout, Ferguson, Missouri added two African-American representatives to the city council on Tuesday night.

9 years ago

Still Not Sure the Ferguson Police Were Infiltrated with Racism? Here’s the Ugly Proof

Just in case there are folks out there who are still clinging to the hope that the Ferguson police and…

9 years ago

Police Union Rep Doubles Down On Comment That Ferguson Protesters “Want Dead Cops”

During Friday morning's broadcast of Morning Joe, co-host Mika Brzezinski tried with all of her might to give Jeff Roorda,…

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

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…

9 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…

9 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…

9 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…

9 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…

9 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…

9 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…

9 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.

9 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…

9 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…

9 years ago

Fox News Blames Obama for Apartheid, Racist Cops, and GOP Jobs Obstruction

The latest "blame Obama" crusade is reaction to the President's request for funding to train and outfit racist cops with…

9 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…

9 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…

9 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…

9 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…

9 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,…

9 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Cornel West Among Demonstrators Arrested During Protest At Ferguson Police Station

PoliticusUSA's Justin Baragona was on the scene Monday during a protest at the Ferguson police station that led to the…

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

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

Ferguson Police Stomp All Over First Amendment By Arresting Protesters For Bad Language

What began as a day filled with severe rain storms and an opportunity for a number of Ferguson protesters to…

10 years ago

Change Is Coming: Ferguson Sees Huge Surge In Voter Registration Since Michael Brown’s Death

USA Today reported on Thursday that the town of Ferguson has seen a huge surge in voter registration since the…

10 years ago

Exclusive Interview: Young Activist Explains Situation On The Ground In Ferguson

PoliticusUSA's Justin Baragona was able to speak with an activist in Ferguson this weekend. The activist, Kayla Reed, lives in…

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

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

Why Police Treated Cliven Bundy Differently Than Michael Brown Is As Clear As Black and White

Contrast law enforcement's overwhelmingly violent military response to peaceful, and unarmed, African Americans protesting the cold-blooded murder of an unarmed…

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

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

Human Rights Watchdog Demands End to America’s Racial Discrimination

After a thorough examination of America's pathetic record of disparate treatment of minorities, a United Nations watchdog reported what people…

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