Louis Head

In the wake of the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo. to not indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, President Barack Obama unveiled plans to address rising distrust between law enforcement and people in many minority communities. A centerpiece of those plans is a proposed three-year, $263 million investment package […]

Saying his emotions “got the best of” him, Michael Brown’s stepfather apologized Wednesday for urging a Ferguson, Mo., crowd to “burn this b*tch down” after a grand jury refused to indict a White officer in the fatal shooting his stepson, NBC News reports. SEE ALSO: Michael Brown’s Stepfather May Be Charged for Inciting a Riot […]

CNN is reporting that police are investigating whether Michael Brown‘s stepfather intended to incite a riot last week when he urged a crowd in Ferguson, Mo., to “Burn this b*tch down” after the grand jury’s decision was announced. RELATED: The Eloquence of Shouting ‘Burn This B*tch Down!’ Police told the news agency Tuesday that no charges […]

The profane, emotional cries of people in Ferguson echo those in history who did not get justice.

Michael Brown’s family called for calm in the days before the grand jury announcement but in the heat of the moment, calm was replaced with raw, unadulterated grief. “Burn this b*tch down!” said Louis Head, husband to Lesley McSpadden, and stepfather to Michael Brown to the crowd gathered in the hours after the verdict was announced. […]

The parents of Michael Brown appeared at a news conference in tears, demanding justice in the wake of the deadly shooting that took the life of their son. “We need justice for our son,” said Brown’s father, Louis Head, standing beside his wife Lesley McSpadden, who was barely able to stand behind a podium, slumped […]