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.
At the beginning of Monday morning's episode of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough said that he was sick and tired of the Ferguson protests because they are based on "lies" and that it is sad that Michael Brown has become the face of black oppression because he was a "thug."
President Obama will announce on Monday a proposal to provide $263 million in funds over a three-year period to outfit 50,000 police officers across the nation with body cameras.
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.
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.
As cities across the nation either burn or shut down because of protests, conservatives jump in and express their opinion about the revolt in Ferguson and across the nation. Sites like The Blaze allow hate on their comments section by gun-totting thugs to express their feelings and divide themselves from understanding the pain and suffering from people of color who feel that there is no justice being a person of color. Comments like:
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."
Immediately after the announcement that the killer of teenager Michael Brown would not be indicted, activists are calling for Attorney General Eric Holder to file federal charges against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
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.