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State Of Emergency Declared As Ferguson Protestors Are Arrested & A Young Man Is Critically Shot On Anniversary Of Mike Brown’s Death

Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s killing by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO, and protesters across the country staged commemorative demonstrations emphasizing Black Lives Matter and calling…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 10, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Mike Brown’s Family Will File A Civil Suit Against The City Of Ferguson

Ferguson shooting victim Mike Brown’s family will be filing a civil suit against the City of Ferguson and Officer Darren Wilson.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 5, 2015 - 6:03 pm

Justice Department Report Faults Ferguson Police For Racial Bias

The US Justice Department has issued a scathing report faulting Ferguson, MO police for racial bias.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 2, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Michelle & Barack Obama Talk Racial Profiling

“I think people forget that we’ve lived in the White House for six years. Before that, Barack Obama was a black man that lived on the South Side of Chicago, who

Claire Hannum | December 18, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Darren Wilson’s Key Witness Fabricated Her Testimony

Darren Wilson’s key witness was, to say the very least, unreliable — The Smoking Gun has unearthed a history of racism and coincidences that point to her fabricating her…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 16, 2014 - 5:30 pm

UVA Isn’t Backing Down From Its Investigation Into The Rolling Stone-Reported Gang Rape

Even if Rolling Stone is dropping the ball on supporting their source, Jackie, in the UVA gang rape scandal, UVA itself isn’t backing down from their investigation. [Slate]

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 10, 2014 - 5:30 pm

On Police Retaliation And Obfuscation From St. Louis To Chicago

Most people don’t protest. Hell, even a lot of the people who want to protest don’t protest, and there are a lot of valid reasons for that. But if you…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 8, 2014 - 1:30 pm

The Soapbox: Dissent Belongs In The Classroom

Driving home with my 16-year-old son this week, I asked him if any of his teachers had led a discussion regarding recent events in Ferguson, Missouri. He told me that…

Jess Burnquist | December 5, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Everyone Watch Franchesca Ramsey’s 5 Tips For Being An Ally

At this upsetting and frustrating time in American history, it’s important to consider how to be a good ally in the movement for equality. Thankfully, the amazing Franchesca Ramsey is here to clarify…

Claire Hannum | December 5, 2014 - 12:30 pm

This Clip Of Eric Garner’s Stepfather Sums Up The Current State Of NYC Protests

Peaceful protests are flooding New York City — along with Boston, Washington, DC; and other major cities across the country — in reaction to the non-indictment of NYPD

Claire Hannum | December 5, 2014 - 11:30 am

A New York Grand Jury Decided Not To Indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo, Who Killed Eric Garner On Camera

A New York grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who choked Eric Garner to death on camera after stopping him for selling loose cigarettes. [The Grio]…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 3, 2014 - 5:00 pm

An Update On The Ferguson Protests That Took Place Over The Thanksgiving Weekend

The long Thanksgiving weekend was an eventful one for Ferguson protesters. It started on Thursday itself, with the Twitter hashtag #StolenLives, and participants posted photos of the seats they left

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 1, 2014 - 11:30 am
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