Way too little of Ferguson, Missouri's population turned out for the mayoral election.
“Mike Brown didn’t rob the f*cking store,” said Jason Pollock, the director of Stranger Fruit, at a panel discussion at SXSW. On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old was shot and killed by a police officer, which created (another) media firestorm about Black men and police. In one of the many reports, Brown […]
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 […]
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! […]
The lawsuit, filed by nine demonstrators on August 28, 2014, allege police unlawfully arrested, beat, deployed tear gas and bullets at them during the Ferguson protests.
Authorities are looking for a motive and a suspect, but are treating the crime as a homicide. They are asking for the public's help in the investigation.
Lezley McSpadden, Sybrina Fulton, and Samaria Rice will be reportedly holding photos of their slain sons in the video.
Former Black Panther Sekou Odinga and Black Lives Matter activist Larry Fellows may come from different Black liberation movements, but both understand that to truly celebrate Black History Month, we must dig deeper.
The Chicago Police Department has launched an investigation on one of its own after video of a white officer making comments about slain Ferguson teen…
August 9, 2015 marked the one-year shooting anniversary of Michael Brown. The senseless shooting spawned nationwide protests and greatly influenced the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Celebrities, activists…
In what Washington Post’s executive editor called “outrageous,” two journalists who traveled to Ferguson, Mo. at the height of protests last year to report have…