Six years after police brutality stoked the fires that nearly brought the city to a halt with the tragic death of Michael Brown, Ferguson, Missouri, is stepping into the limelight for a different reason.
There has been a growing number of individuals who protested after the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014 who have died, either by murder or suicide. One prominent protester, Melissa McKinnies believes her son was the latest victim of such a killing. McKinnies found her son, Danye Jones hanging from a tree on October […]
Instead, voters in the predominately African-American city chose to re-elect Mayor James Knowles III, the same man who during the 2014 protests said his city didn't have a race problem.
Police are investigating after an armed man was shot by a private security guard in Ferguson, Missouri, The Associated Press reports.
3/15/17- Rev. Al Sharpton talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the newest video evidence that suggest Mike Brown didn’t commit a burglary as the police suggested in 2014. “Why wasn’t the public shown this in the first place. They say it’s irrelevant to the case. If he didn’t steal the cigarillos then whey […]
What makes the video the source of ire for protesters is that after Brown’s death at the hands of Police Officer Darren Wilson, who was not charged in Brown’s death, police released surveillance footage from the Ferguson Market, allegedly showing Brown pushing one of the clerks—participating in what the police called a “strong-armed robbery”—and supposedly justifying the officer's use of force against the unarmed teen.
Ferguson officials have missed crucial deadlines that were set by the Department of Justice in efforts to reform policing procedures.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Illinois has lost more people than any other state during the course of the year.
A federal lawsuit seeks to compel federal agencies to release surveillance data of Black Lives Matter protesters. The plaintiffs suspect that the FBI and DHS have violated the constitutional rights of demonstrators.
Plus, Rachel Dolezal is back headlining a natural hair rally and Ferguson's police department is having a hard time filling vacancies.
A federal judge suspends school board elections in Ferguson, Missouri. He said the process discriminates against Black voters.
A lawsuit accuses 13 St. Louis suburbs of extorting poor Black residents. Attorneys say they're operating debtor's prisons.