Police are investigating after an armed man was shot by a private security guard in Ferguson, Missouri, The Associated Press reports.
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 police have dragged their feet investigating the shooting of a protest organizer. She was shot in the head.
Ferguson officials have missed crucial deadlines that were set by the Department of Justice in efforts to reform policing procedures.
To date, the painting has been removed and hung again at least three times in the past week.
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Marcellus Buckley became known as The Ferguson Poet when he started riding his bicycle each day around town in the wake of Michael Brown‘s death, handing out and reciting poems to people. From there, he became the face and voice of an ongoing struggle for justice in the black community. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! […]
Supporters and critics alike are looking for Hillary Clinton to follow through on criminal justice reforms if she is elected president.
According to the site, Garner yelled, "I was railroaded! I was railroaded by ABC on the two-year anniversary of my father's death! That's what I have to do? A black person has to yell to be heard?" after she was refused backstage.
Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent shooting of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks.
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.
As drug abuse allegations continue to swirl around Prince’s death, those close to the legendary singer are speaking out. According to bodyguard Chris “Romeo” Gaither, the artist never had an issue with drugs. “I was Prince’s bodyguard up until the day he died,” said Gaither outside of an invite-only memorial service for the singer in Minnesota. […]