On Thursday (Jul 30), six years after the incident that resulted in the death of then18-year old Michael Brown sparked protest around the globe, a county prosecutor announced Thursday that his office will not charge Darren Wilson for the murder after reinvestigating the case.
Mike Brown‘s 2014 death at the hands of a White police officer can be credited for giving rise to the Black Lives Matter movement — now Brown’s story may get the chance to be told to the world, through the eyes of his mother. According to The Root, Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to Tell […]
Way too little of Ferguson, Missouri's population turned out for the mayoral election.
A second surveillance video has emerged in the Michael Brown shooting. The 18-year-old Ferguson, MIssouri, teenager was killed by policeman Darren Wilson on August 9, 2015 after what has been described as a “strong-arm” robbery at a convenience store earlier that day. This video, which was dismissed as having no bearing on the case by […]
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.
On the second anniversary of the teen's tragic death, has the lesson that Black lives matter really been heard or has it fallen on deaf ears?
As we observe the second anniversary of the murder of Mike Brown by police in Ferguson, Missouri, Jeff Johnson takes a moment to spotlight on the Black Lives Matter Movement. It took the reigns in assisting the black voice to be heard in the national discussion that took place after the shooting. The movement had […]