Antonio French

The Missouri National Guard, deployed in Ferguson, Mo. to control an eruption of protests following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown Jr. last summer, referred to demonstrators as “enemy forces” and “adversaries,” according to documents obtained by CNN. The “highly militarized” language, found in internal mission briefings, was used by troops as they prepared to […]

When Antonio French, the St. Louis Alderman who has given us an incredible first-hand account of what is happening in Ferguson through his twitter feed, was released from jail this morning, he told the media, “Our civil rights don’t stop at 9PM.” After Antonio being arrested last night for “unlawful assembly,” I felt compelled to […]

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As tensions continue to rise in Ferguson following the death of Michael Brown, local police have made several civilian arrests overnight for protesting in the streets. Meanwhile, St. Louis elected official Antonio French was released from jail Thursday morning after spending a night in the can for peacefully protesting on the streets of Ferguson. French was released around […]