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Tiffany Mitchell, a woman who told detectives that she witnessed the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, shared her story on CNN Wednesday night. Accompanied by her attorney, Mitchell explained how as she was driving by the scene when she noticed Brown trying to pull away from an officer as the two were “tussling through […]

According to FBI data, incidents like the one that played out in Ferguson, Mo. last week, in which an unarmed black teen was gunned down by a police officer, are far more common than we may think. The data shows that between 2005 and 2012, white police officers killed a black person nearly twice a week, […]

Protestors armed with signs that read “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot,” flooded W. Florissant Street on Thursday to walk towards the burned down QuikTrip that has now become the symbol of Ferguson’s latest tragedy. Missing from the scene were the militarized vehicles and gear St. Louis police used in an extreme show of force to disperse […]

Thursday night saw hundreds of nationwide protests and vigils in the name of Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager fatally shot by a Ferguson Mo., police officer on August 9. The groups stood in solidarity against police brutality in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Hawaii and more, using the hashtag #NMOS14 — a social media movement created by community […]

UPDATE 3:30 PM EST According to Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson, officer Darren Wilson did not know 18-year-old Michael Brown was a robbery suspect before his encounter with Brown. On Friday the attorney representing the slain teen’s family released this statement suggesting that the department is attempting to cover up vital details surrounding the shooting […]

According to police Chief Thomas Jackson, the name of the officer who shot Michael Brown is Darren Wilson...

Talk about powerful. On Saturday, August 9, an unnamed Ferguson, Missouri police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teen named Michael Brown. The 18-year-old’s body was reportedly left in the street for four hours before the police department decided to remove it from public sight. Since then, the St. Louis suburb has been in shambles, with […]

Demonstrators took to the streets for a fourth time to call for justice and the arrest of the officer in question...

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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 […]

The fatal shooting of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager from St. Louis, Missouri, continues to spark conversations of racial profiling, especially by government-sanctioned murder. ATL rapper Killer Mike wrote a tremendously moving essay about the shooting on his Instagram. Along with the essay, he posted a picture of Mike Brown’s parents grieving over their son. Check […]

On Monday, police in Los Angeles fatally shot an unarmed black male that family and friends are identifying as Ezell Ford. Police, however, have yet to identify the victim. From the LA Times: An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department’s Newton Division conducted “an investigative stop” in the 200 block of West 65th Street about […]

Early Wednesday morning, a St. Louis County Police Officer shot a man who police say pointed a handgun at the officer. The man, who has not been identified, is in critical condition. The incident occurred at about 1 a.m. near the intersection of West Florissant and Chambers Road, not far from the site where protesters […]