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

Women Are Victims of Police Violence, and Part of the Fight Against It

August 9 will mark the anniversary of Mike Brown’s death, the Ferguson teenager whose killing by Officer Darrren Wilson sparked the start of the Black Lives Matter movement. At Fusion, former Jezebel contributor Collier Meyerson and digital producer Mona Panchal marked the anniversary by producing a devastating and… »8/07/15 7:00pm8/07/15 7:00pm

Officer Darren Wilson Still Can't See How He Could Possibly Be Racist

The New Yorker profiled former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for its August 10 issue, the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death at the hands of Wilson. The biggest takeaway from the piece seems to be that Wilson had the opportunity to be a dumb kid but didn’t give others like Brown the same chance. And… »8/03/15 3:15pm8/03/15 3:15pm

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

White America's Silence on Police Brutality Is Consent


Late Tuesday, news broke that yet another unarmed American, a black man named Walter Scott, was killed by a white police officer. As with Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, and Rodney King nearly 25 years ago, the brutality was captured on video for the world to see. The New York Times put the damning evidence at the very top… »4/10/15 12:45pm4/10/15 12:45pm

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 2:00pm12/16/14 2:00pm