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ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner on Monday filed what she called an unprecedented federal civil rights lawsuit, accusing the city, the local police union and others of a coordinated and racist conspiracy aimed at forcing her out of office. Gardner, the city’s elected prosecutor, also accused “entrenched interests” of intentionally […]

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown‘s mother could soon have oversight over the police department connected to her son’s death, if voters in Ferguson, Missouri, elect her to the City Council. Lesley McSpadden, 39, is among three candidates running in Ferguson’s 3rd Ward on Tuesday. She faces incumbent Keith Kallstrom and Fran Griffin, who has […]

The group tweeted their warning on Tuesday, promising to out at least 1,000 members.

A federal judge has scheduled an October 2016 trial for the wrongful death lawsuit brought against the city of Ferguson by Michael Brown Jr.’s parents after…

“All I can say is vengeance is God’s, and I hope He has mercy on his soul,” McSpadden said during a recent Al Jazeera America interview.

Despite desegregation laws, White parents usually fight accepting poorer Black students from failing districts.

A week before the year anniversary of Michael Brown's death, the New Yorker published a lengthy and controversial profile of Darren Wilson.

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An exhibit at Chicago’s Gallery Guichard featuring a portrayal of the slain body of Michael Brown has sparked controversy on social media. The exhibit, titled “Confronting Truths:…

Dorian Johnson, a friend of Michael Brown Jr.’s who was also with him the day he was fatally shot by a Ferguson, Mo. police officer,…

The family of a Ferguson, Mo. teenager who was killed by a White cop in the summer of 2014 plans to announce a civil rights…

The family of a Ferguson, Mo. teenager who was killed by a White cop in the summer of 2014 plans to announce a civil rights…