Mike Brown

There has been a series of suspicious deaths connected to the Ferguson protests.

Wesley Bell, a criminal justice reform advocate, beat Bob McCulloch in the Democratic primary for the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s seat. McCulloch is the prosecutor known for refusing to prosecute the officer responsible for Mike Brown’s death. People were ready for a prosecutor that will have compassion toward the community, and that’s what they got! […]

Over the weekend Rev. Al Sharpton was in Clearwater, Florida at a rally calling for justice for Markeis McGlocton’s family. The turnout was phenomenal and even more impressive, all five of the democratic candidates for Governor of Florida were in attendance. While Sharpton was in Florida, he says that she sheriff told him to “get […]

“Police brutality in the United States is not worse. Phones and social media just make it feel that way.” I see and hear some version of that thought pretty much every single day. It’s a lie. It sounds good. I wish that was what we’re dealing with right now. But it’s not. See, some things are […]

One of the most difficult aspects of my job is that so many of you keep informed about incidents of injustice in America that I sincerely struggle to keep up. I write at least one story a day about injustice in America, but that barely scratches the surface of how bad things truly are. I’m […]

Three years after her son's death, Lezley McSpadden earned her high-school diploma to honor her son's legacy.

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Voters in Ferguson, Missouri, opted for experience over change in re-electing a mayor who has led them through a tumultuous 32 months since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown thrust the St. Louis suburb into the national debate over race. James Knowles III won a third term, holding off a […]

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 […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — A student’s painting that divided members of Congress for its depiction of Ferguson, Missouri, has been removed from its Capitol Hill display, this time perhaps permanently. Several Republicans had complained about the painting, which shows a pig in a police uniform aiming a gun at a protester, and even took down the […]

Seals was found fatally shot in St. Louis County Tuesday morning.

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, […]

As the women left the stage, the arena erupted in a "Black Lives Matter!" chant.