Whose Side Are the Oath Keepers in Ferguson On? 

Sam Andrews received three phone calls during an hour-long lunch at a Pizza Hut in St. Louis County, Missouri, last week. Andrews is a member of the group called the Oath Keepers, and the callers were fellow Oath Keepers, congratulating and questioning him about his latest “operation”: Over the previous two nights, in… »8/18/15 10:11am8/18/15 10:11am

Trayvon Martin's Mom: The Government Doesn't Care Much for Black People

Sybrina Fulton, mother of the late Trayvon Martin, spoke to New York magazine about her son’s legacy as the spark that catalyzed the Black Lives Matter movement and America’s closer inspection of police and citizen violence—and how, for women like her, the grief of losing her child is never-ending. »8/13/15 1:00pm8/13/15 1:00pm

Man Remains in Critical Condition After Being Shot by Ferguson Police 

An 18-year-old man, tentatively identified as Tyrone Harris Jr., remains in “critical, unstable” condition after being shot by police during a demonstration in Ferguson, Missouri last night. St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said Harris wasn’t a demonstrator but a “criminal” who fired on officers first. Harris… »8/10/15 9:25am8/10/15 9:25am

DOJ: Ferguson Cops Escalated Protests, Violated Right to Free Speech

The Ferguson, St. Louis County, and St. Louis police departments along with the Missouri Highway Patrol have been newly and specifically faulted for the role they played in the Ferguson protests in the 16 days after the death of Michael Brown. In a report obtained by the St. Louis Dispatch, to be delivered to police… »6/30/15 12:45pm6/30/15 12:45pm

Heartless Monsters Cut Down Mike Brown Memorial Tree in Ferguson 

Just one day after a memorial tree was planted in Michael Brown’s honor, some callous asshole cut the tree in half and stole the memorial stone that accompanied it. The 18 year-old was already unjustly killed and his family denied the right to seek justice so why not pour salt into that wound just because? »4/20/15 3:30pm4/20/15 3:30pm

St. Louis Police Spokesman Assaults a Black Woman at Public Meeting

Jeff Roorda, a spokesman for the St. Louis Police Officer's Association, grabbed and then shoved a woman named Cachet Currie during a meeting at St. Louis City Hall last night, an incident which was captured on video. Roorda, who attended the meeting wearing a bracelet reading "I am Darren Wilson," is also accused by… »1/29/15 9:30am1/29/15 9:30am