Ferguson police have dragged their feet investigating the shooting of a protest organizer. She was shot in the head.
The DOJ sent a letter to state and municipal courts instructing them to stop targeting poor people for profit. This comes in the aftermath of a scathing DOJ report of the Ferguson police and courts that targeted poor blacks for fines.
Residents of embattled Ferguson, Missouri on Tuesday got a chance to weigh in on a proposal created to help avert a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, reports The Associated Press.
Officials in Ferguson, Missouri and the Department of Justice announced a tentative deal on Wednesday to overhaul the city's embattled police force in an effort to avoid a costly court battle, reports USA Today.
The Missouri city and DOJ officials are nearing a reform deal that will likely effect change and overhaul "unconstitutional" policing.
A revealing report released by a panel formed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon after the death of Michael Brown Jr. is highlighting a long history of racial inequality and divides in the St. Louis area. The 198-page report, released Monday by the 16-person commission, also offers reforms in several areas — including police practices and […]
More proof that the state of emergency exists in the Black community? Check out the numbers in this week's The Retweet.
One of the most well-known photos of the Ferguson protests of 2014 featured Edward Crawford, the dreadlocked man holding a bag potato chips while flinging a canister of tear gas. Crawford, along with several others who gathered in the Missouri town, have been recently charged by the St. Louis County Counselor’s office almost a year […]
The municipal court judge in Ferguson, Mo. ordered the withdrawal of all arrest warrants issued before December 31, 2014
Andre Anderson, Ferguson's interim police chief, is facing scrutiny following the reveal of his previous three suspensions.
Despite a Justice Department report, Ferguson is still dolling out a disproportionate number of arrest warrants to minorities.
Just a day after the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death, the city of Ferguson was placed in a state of emergency, leaving many to realize not much has changed since the teen’s untimely death one year ago. On Sunday morning and throughout the afternoon, the city of Ferguson was filled with activists, friends, supporters, and family of the […]
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