Michael Brown

3/15/17- Rev. Al Sharpton talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the newest video evidence that suggest Mike Brown didn’t commit a burglary as the police suggested in 2014. “Why wasn’t the public shown this in the first place. They say it’s irrelevant to the case. If he didn’t steal the cigarillos then whey […]

A second surveillance video has emerged in the Michael Brown shooting. The 18-year-old Ferguson, MIssouri, teenager was killed by policeman Darren Wilson on August 9, 2015 after what has been described as a “strong-arm” robbery at a convenience store earlier that day. This video, which was dismissed as having no bearing on the case by […]

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown‘s parents are objecting to a request from Ferguson for their son’s medical and academic records as the city defends itself against a lawsuit the parents filed over the 2014 police shooting death of the unarmed 18-year-old. Michael Brown Sr. and Lezley McSpadden, in December court filings, asked U.S. […]

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Two years after Michael Brown‘s shooting death put a national spotlight on Ferguson police, the suburban St. Louis city is struggling to maintain the number of officers it needs. The department is facing 13 vacancies. It’s down to a staff of 36 compared to 55 in 2014. Some officers have retired, […]

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Gunshots rang out after a car struck a protester during a demonstration in Ferguson, Missouri, on the second anniversary of Michael Brown‘s death, disrupting what had been a peaceful gathering but apparently striking no one. Witnesses told The Associated Press that a car drove through a group of protesters who were […]

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal judge on Monday chose a monitor team to oversee reforms of Ferguson’s policing and court system, a process expected to cost the St. Louis suburb more than $1 million. U.S. District Judge Catherine Perry announced that Squire Patton Boggs, a law firm based in Cleveland, was picked from four […]

Lawyers representing Ferguson, Mo. in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Michael Brown have asked a judge to unseal any of Brown’s juvenile records. The motion, filed June 7 and scheduled to be heard next week, seeks “records concerning prior investigations and dispositions of juvenile court adjudications, informal adjustments, certifications, abuse and […]

  Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Michael Brown‘s mother Lezley McSpadden and author Lyah Beth LeFlore. The two talk about Tell The Truth & Shame The Devil, Lesley’s book that tells the story of the life, legacy and love of her son who was brutally murdered in Ferguson, Missouri. “We wanted to make […]

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — One year after the U.S. Department of Justice issued a report highly critical of police and court practices in Ferguson, the city where the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown led to unrest and helped spark the Black Lives Matter movement may be nearing an agreement to end a lawsuit filed […]

In a 40-page report released this week, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce said prosecutors "determined a criminal violation against either officer could not be proven beyond a reasonable doubt" in the death of 25-year-old Kajieme Powell.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton met with a group of mothers whose African-American children died in gun shootings. Clinton shared the “heartbreaking stories” of their children, according to a statement released by her campaign on Monday night. She also outlined her criminal justice and gun control proposals. Attendees included the mothers […]

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