Ferguson Police Chief to Finally Resign. Bye. 

Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson has resigned from his position following an abysmal handling of the Mike Brown shooting and a U.S. Justice Department report that found the Ferguson Police Department to be a gang of racist thugs. » 3/11/15 5:30pm 3/11/15 5:30pm

Darren Wilson Avoids Civil Rights Charges 

Darren Wilson, the cop who unnecessarily shot and killed 18 year-old Michael Brown and then profited off of his death, will not face federal civil rights charges for the incident. Wilson was cleared of criminal charges by a St. Louis grand jury in November. » 3/04/15 2:10pm 3/04/15 2:10pm

With All the Protests, Why Are Artists So Afraid of Protest Music?

As the Black Lives Matter movement grows around the deaths of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, John Crawford, Akai Gurley—and as of last night, Antonio Martin—where are our favorite artists in this conversation? Where are the protest songs of 2014? » 12/24/14 1:40pm 12/24/14 1:40pm

NYC's Millions March Totally Annoyed These SantaCon Attendees

Since the Ferguson and Eric Garner grand jury decisions, New Yorkers have been staging protests across the city. Over the weekend, thousands took over the streets as part of the Millions March, which happened to coincide with the annual drunkfest that is SantaCon. Gothamist captured video of SantaCon participants who… » 12/16/14 2:00pm 12/16/14 2:00pm

Mothers of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice Unite

The mothers of four slain black men and boys, three of whom were killed by police sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper for a heart-wrenching interview where they made one thing absolutely clear: their sons would be alive if they were white. » 12/13/14 5:50pm 12/13/14 5:50pm

Most White People Think Race Played No Factor In Ferguson & Garner…

A national survey conducted by the Pew Research Center and USA Today finds that most people do not think race played a major factor in the grad jury decisions not to indict the police officers involved in the killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. » 12/08/14 9:30pm 12/08/14 9:30pm

Jury Doesn't Indict Cop Videotaped Choking Eric Garner to Death

On Wednesday, a Staten Island grand jury decided against indicting the Officer Daniel Pantaleo who choked Eric Garner to death on July 17 in an incident that was caught, in its entirety, on film. Suddenly, New York City isn't so far removed from Ferguson or Cleveland or any other place where black people are killed… » 12/03/14 3:00pm 12/03/14 3:00pm

Who Really Burns: Quitting a Dean's Job in the Age of Mike Brown

My grandmother was born in the 1930s, the seventh living child of black sharecroppers in Greenville, South Carolina. She spent her adulthood raising four children, caring for her husband, and working 30 years on factory lines to help pay the mortgage on the family home in Manchester, New Hampshire. » 12/02/14 12:10pm 12/02/14 12:10pm

​Ferguson Protesters Call for Boycott of Black Friday

In the wake of the grand jury decision not to charge Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown, activists are encouraging black consumers to turn to economic activism and boycott the busiest shopping day of the year. » 11/26/14 1:30pm 11/26/14 1:30pm

Pharrell Criticized Michael Brown's 'Bully-ish' Behavior in Ebony

On November 13, 11 days prior to a grand jury's decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson for the murder of Michael Brown, Pharrell Williams gave an interview to Ebony about racism and Ferguson, MO. The things he said (that Michael Brown's actions looked "bully-ish" and he should have listened to Wilson's orders)… » 11/25/14 4:30pm 11/25/14 4:30pm

Darren Wilson Says He Would Shoot Michael Brown Again

In a short preview of an hour-plus interview taped with ABC's George Stephanopoulos at a "secret location," Stephanopoulos revealed that Officer Darren Wilson told him Tuesday that he shot Michael Brown because he "feared for his life." » 11/25/14 3:00pm 11/25/14 3:00pm

Protesters Take To the Streets of Ferguson After Grand Jury Decision

Despite pleas for peace from Michael Brown's family and President Barack Obama, violence broke out in parts of Ferguson, Missouri, following a grand jury decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson. » 11/25/14 12:05am 11/25/14 12:05am

Here Are Images the Grand Jury Saw of Darren Wilson's Injuries

The first images of the injuries Officer Darren Wilson sustained before he killed Michael Brown have just been released. These are images that helped a grand jury decide not to indict him. » 11/24/14 11:14pm 11/24/14 11:14pm

President Obama Asks For Calm Following Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

President Barack Obama addressed the nation on Monday, following a grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Mike Brown. » 11/24/14 10:30pm 11/24/14 10:30pm

Analyst: Video Proves Police Lied About Where Mike Brown Was Killed

In a detailed investigation complete with the above video, the Daily Kos reports that the distance between Darren Wilson's SUV and the point on Canfield Drive where Michael Brown collapsed was not 35 feet, as Ferguson police have been saying for over 100 days: rather, it was 148 feet. » 11/21/14 11:30am 11/21/14 11:30am

Anonymous Doxxes Ferguson-Area KKK Members, Hacks KKK Twitter Account

The Ku Klux Klan got the Anonymous treatment over the weekend after they threatened protestors in Ferguson, Mo. with "lethal force." In response, the online hacker group donned their digital cape, took over the group's twitter account and posted an image of a Klansman hanging from a noose. Then the doxxing began. » 11/17/14 1:15pm 11/17/14 1:15pm

Michael Brown's parents, Michael Brown Sr. and Lesley McSpadden, will speak at the United Nations' conference on human rights this month in Geneva, Switzerland. As they head overseas to talk about American police's pattern of murdering minorities, Officer Darren Wilson who fatally shot Brown is probably relaxing… » 11/05/14 10:00am 11/05/14 10:00am

Mike Brown Memorial Set on Fire; Police Say 'It Wasn't Us'

Someone set fire to a Michael Brown memorial near where the 18-year-old was shot in Ferguson, Missouri on Tuesday morning. » 9/23/14 2:50pm 9/23/14 2:50pm

Whip-Smart 11-Year-Old Ferguson Kid Is Probably Our Future President

In St. Louis, Mo., the next black political superstar might’ve revealed himself — he’s 11. Recently, Marquis Govan took on the St. Louis City Council, and CBS’ Jane Pauley, explaining that they’re focusing on the looting in Ferguson, Mo. but real problems, like job creation, aren’t being solved. 11-year-olds know… » 9/22/14 12:20pm 9/22/14 12:20pm