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 a White police officer fatally shot their 18-year-old son in August 2014. The decision, announced by U.S. District Judge E. Richard Webber in St. Louis, means the family won’t see a courtroom […]

St. Louis County police on Sunday shot and critically wounded a man who allegedly fired at them in Ferguson following peaceful protests on the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown, whose shooting touched off global protests against police violence in the U.S. The Washington Post reports that the incident occurred just before midnight, […]

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UPDATE: Thursday, March 12, 1:55 PM EST  Two men and one woman were questioned in connection to the shooting of two veteran officers in Ferguson, Mo. Wednesday night. A police spokesman has confirmed that the group was seen making a hole in the roof of their Ferguson home. After being questioned last night, they were […]


In an effort to provide economic support to activists on the front lines of protests against police violence in Ferguson, Mo., rapper Talib Kweli on Friday distributed over $100,000 in grant money to support protesters. RELATED: FBI Boss Calls For “Open and Honest Discussion” Between Blacks And Police “These are young men and women who have […]


Although the family of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was killed by a Ferguson police officer, is still struggling with his death, they’re using their loss as an avenue to bring attention to a larger issue. In honor of his memory, Brown’s family left an empty seat at the dinner table on Thanksgiving night. The […]