While promoting her new book Tell The Truth & Shame The Devil, Michael Brown's mother Lezley McSpadden discussed her role in Beyoncé's Lemonade film.


UPDATE: 3/11/15 5:40 P.M. Police Chief Thomas Jackson will officially step down from the position effective March 19. Jackson sent in his resignation email this afternoon, stating that the town of Ferguson didn’t need any more distractions. “I believe this is the appropriate thing to do at this time,” Jackson said during an interview with the […]


During a Thursday press conference, Michael Brown‘s family attorneys announced they will file a civil lawsuit against the city of Ferguson following the Justice Department’s decision not to press charges against Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed their unarmed son. Wilson will be among those named in the suit, according to attorney Daryl […]


The unrelenting winter weather may have not been ideal, but the below freezing temperatures didn’t dissuade demonstrators from gathering in front of the Ferguson, Mo. Police Department following the release of a damning Justice Department report that criticized police for their racially biased practices. It’s unknown just how many congregated in front of the brick structure — […]

After a grand jury cleared Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson of any wrongdoing after shooting and killing an unarmed teenager in August, reports are now saying there were flaws in the grand jury key witness account. According to The Smoking Gun, the grand jury witness who testified that she saw Michael Brown charge at Darren Wilson is said to […]

Several protesters were arrested Wednesday night in Ferguson, Missouri, ahead of the grand jury’s announcement whether officer Darren Wilson-who shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown– will be indicted. According to The Guardian, at least six people were arrested as as police officers charged at demonstrators who in protest sounded sirens, shouted abuse at police, and […]

With the grand jury decision on whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Ferguson, Mo. teenager Michael Brown Jr. days away, the case is about to get some global attention. The parents of the slain teen, Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr., are traveling to Switzerland on Monday to testify before a United […]

Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo. police officer who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in August, failed to appear in court on Monday, prompting a judge to dismiss a pending felony drug case in which he was the arresting officer. Wilson arrested Christopher A. Brooks in February 2013 for possession of marijuana and the intent […]

In 2014, Ma$e and Bill Maher have something in common. Who would have thought? The veteran MC just dropped a new record called “Politically Incorrect.” The song has a harder, more serious tone, as Ma$e touches on the Ferguson situation. In the song, Ma$e raps: “Mike Brown, strike down, everything is on sight now. Rappers, niggas ain’t […]

Leave it to hip-hop to speak up when no one else will. So far, hip-hop has been the only musical genre to speak about the atrocities happening in Ferguson, Mo. First up to bat was J. Cole, who dropped “Be Free,” his excellent tribute to Mike Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old who was shot by Ferguson police […]

Can you believe it’s only been twelve days? Twelve days since unarmed Ferguson, Mo. teenager Mike Brown was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson. In that span of time, Ferguson went from being a regular small Missouri community to basically a war zone, as local police attempt to control protesters who want Wilson arrested. The world […]