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.
To date, the painting has been removed and hung again at least three times in the past week.
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.
A federal judge suspends school board elections in Ferguson, Missouri. He said the process discriminates against Black voters.
Marc Lamont Hill appeared on NewsOne Now to talk about his new book which examines a growing crisis in America where a particular demographic of citizens are being made vulnerable and exploitable as revenue generators. In Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond, Hill examines how unrelated capitalism, public policy, […]
According to a review of the book by The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the authors were seeking to spread a message of “hope, healing and unity,” but instead many are saying the book doesn't do enough to explain the traverse effects surrounding what led to the city's collapse.
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