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It’s that time of year again. The 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards went down this weekend in Atlanta, Georgia, and thankfully, no one got jumped or shot. Like most BET Hip-Hop Awards, this year’s award ceremony was full of memorable moments, highlights, and crazy cyphers. From David Banner’s enlightening cypher and Snow The Product’s caliente freestyle to Snoop […]

The recent unrest between law enforcement and residents of Ferguson following the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown showed the rest of the world that area police have a lot of learning to do when it comes to building trusting relationships with those they serve and protect. And apparently, they noticed too. Sort of. The […]

Up-and-coming 17-year-old singer Anthony Lewis has been watching the Mike Brown situation in Ferguson play out from afar. He was so moved by the shooting, he decided to touch on it with his new song “Looks Like Me.” Give the powerful track a listen in the link. [YouTube] Masked female rapper Leikeli47 just dropped a video for her new track, “Two […]

More than a month after he shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., Officer Darren Wilson made an appearance in front of a grand jury to testify on Wednesday. Wilson has not been seen since he shot 18-year-old Brown six times near the Canfield apartments. Police kept his identity sealed for a week […]

With news of Big Sean‘s new Roc Nation management deal, MissInfo got all the exclusive details about the Detroit rapper’s new team, his new album, Kanye West, and watching the Ferguson protests with the G.O.O.D Music team down in Mexico. The interview piqued our interest though, when Sean mentioned how he and Kanye watched and were inspired […]

A Missouri grand jury meeting to determine if Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson will be charged in the shooting death of Michael Brown will get more time to deliberate, according to CNN. St. Louis County Judge Carolyn Whittington has extended the grand jury’s deadline until January 7, said Paul Fox, the county’s director of judicial administration. The […]

Since the smoke and tear gas have cleared from Ferguson skies, the world’s eyes may have turned their gaze elsewhere, perhaps to coverage of other conflicts. However, Patrisse Marie Cullors-Brignac along with other organizers of the Black Lives Matters (BLM) and leaders across the country continue to seek justice for Mike Brown and resist injustice […]

CNN has obtained a video showing witness reactions just moments after Michael Brown was fatally shot by Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson on August 9. In the video you can see two men, clearly shocked, as they describe seeing the 18-year-old’s hands up before he was gunned down. The two men are contractors who were doing […]

It’s been a month since unrest hit Ferguson, Mo. following the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson, but residents and activists calling for the arrest of Wilson haven’t ended their demonstrations. On Wednesday, protestors marching in the name of Brown attempted to shut down rush-hour traffic on Interstate 70, but were met with throngs […]

Days after GlobalGrind traveled to Ferguson, Mo. to speak with residents about obtaining justice in the face of gross civil rights violations in their community, Ferguson, Mo. police finally released the name of the officer who killed Michael Brown. But the release didn’t come without what we now know to be the criminalization of the 18-year-old […]

As with many narratives from civil rights movements, women have largely remained on the fringe when recalling important roles and ideas, often acting as background in history books, and almost nonexistent in popular tales from our time on the front lines. This invisibility is also present when discussing police brutality among the black community. It’s uncommon […]

Three weeks after he gunned down an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo., Officer Darren Wilson is still nowhere to be found. The Ferguson Police Department has released very little info about the 6-year police force veteran in the days following Michael Brown’s death — days that were riddled with racial tension, tear gas, unlawful arrests, looting, […]