Ferguson

Police are investigating after an armed man was shot by a private security guard in Ferguson, Missouri, The Associated Press reports.

3/15/17- Rev. Al Sharpton talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the newest video evidence that suggest Mike Brown didn’t commit a burglary as the police suggested in 2014. “Why wasn’t the public shown this in the first place. They say it’s irrelevant to the case. If he didn’t steal the cigarillos then whey […]

What makes the video the source of ire for protesters is that after Brown’s death at the hands of Police Officer Darren Wilson, who was not charged in Brown’s death, police released surveillance footage from the Ferguson Market, allegedly showing Brown pushing one of the clerks—participating in what the police called a “strong-armed robbery”—and supposedly justifying the officer's use of force against the unarmed teen.

Ferguson officials have missed crucial deadlines that were set by the Department of Justice in efforts to reform policing procedures.

To date, the painting has been removed and hung again at least three times in the past week.

A federal lawsuit seeks to compel federal agencies to release surveillance data of Black Lives Matter protesters. The plaintiffs suspect that the FBI and DHS have violated the constitutional rights of demonstrators.

Marc Lamont Hill appeared on NewsOne Now to talk about his new book which examines a growing crisis in America where a particular demographic of citizens are being made vulnerable and exploitable as revenue generators. In Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond, Hill examines how unrelated capitalism, public policy, […]

According to a review of the book by The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the authors were seeking to spread a message of “hope, healing and unity,” but instead many are saying the book doesn't do enough to explain the traverse effects surrounding what led to the city's collapse.

Karr stepped down after serving as the city attorney since 2004.

A federal judge on Tuesday approved an agreement to overhaul the local police department in Ferguson, Mo. and address racially biased policing that often violated the rights of black residents in the St. Louis suburb.

UPDATED: Friday, March 18, 2016 2:00 PM EST Ferguson and the Justice Department jointly and officially filed an agreement Thursday that resolves the United States’ pending lawsuit against the Missouri city thrust into the spotlight after the shooting of Michael Brown Jr. in 2014. “The American people must be able to trust that their courts and […]

Vice President Joe Biden will present at the Academy Awards in Hollywood on Sunday. No word yet on which category Biden will present.