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.
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.
Ferguson activist Darren Seals was found shot dead in a burning car on Tuesday morning. He was the sixth Black man found under similar circumstances within the past two years and represents a major concern for the people of Ferguson. Rapper/activist and friend Tef Poe shared on NewsOne Now, “The community is clear on what’s going on […]
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.
The Justice Department delivered a scathing report on the Baltimore Police Department. Yes, the same department that arrested Freddie Gray who ended shortly thereafter. The Justice Department states that there were systemic problems that plague the police department. Much like the Ferguson findings, the DOJ report alleges that for more than a decade the police […]