Sybrina Fulton, mother of slain teen Trayvon Martin, who at 17-years-old was profiled, stalked and shot to death by George Zimmerman in Stanford, Fla. on February 26, 2012, has penned an open letter to Lesley McSpadden, mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was executed in broad daylight by Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson on August […]

Attorneys Malik Zulu Shabazz, Midwin Charles, Glenn Ivey, Bob Waldek and Jimmy Bell joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” Monday to discuss the legal aspects of the Michael Brown case in Ferguson. Listen to their entire conversation below. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on TV One. 

Whenever a story centered on race, or better yet, racism reaches the national media, those looking for President Barack Obama to address the situation are met with a singular question: “What do you expect Obama to do?” It is a question that is as ardent as it is asinine and is an inquiry prefaced on the notion that […]

  The  family of Ferguson, Mo., slain teen Michael Brown  recently released the autopsy performed by Dr. Michael M. Baden, who is the former chief medical examiner for the City of New York. According to reports, Dr. Baden traveled to Missouri on Sunday, August 17, to perform the examination of the body of Brown, and […]

A week after 18-year-old Michael Brown was gunned down by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, tensions in the St. Louis suburb continue to remain high. recaps the events playing out in Ferguson during the second week after the tragic death of Mike Brown.  Follow’s continuing coverage of the Mike Brown police shooting. For a […]

More than 100 people held a rally on Sunday night in Ferguson, Mo., for Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown multiple times on August 9th, KDSK reports. RELATED: Missouri Governor Sending National Guard To Ferguson Organized through a “Support Darren Wilson” Facebook page, attendees reportedly signed posters backing the officer. […]

A preliminary autopsy of Michael Brown — performed Sunday by Dr. Michael M. Baden, the former chief medical examiner for the City of New York — found that the unarmed teenager was shot at least six times, including twice in the head. “People have been asking: How many times was he shot? This information could have […]

Just before Friday night’s peaceful protest turned violent, residents in Ferguson expressed frustration over police withholding important information for nearly one week. That’s how long it took authorities to release the name of the officer in Michael Brown’s shooting and surveillance video allegedly showing Brown robbing a Ferguson convenience store. Follow’s continuing coverage of […]

Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, 28, received an award for “extraordinary effort in the line of duty” months before he gunned down unarmed teenager Mike Brown and left him in the street for 4 hours last Saturday, reports Yahoo News. RELATED: Jesse Williams On Ferguson: ‘White People Have The Privilege Of Being Treated Like Human Beings’ Wilson’s […]

Being from Birmingham, Ala., I know all too well the civil rights struggle. As a young child, I was taught about the marches, protests, dogs, water hoses, police in riot gear, and the lack of trust with police. Watching my TV it was a 1963 history lesson film all over again, and I was amazed, […]

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis police chief on Friday identified the officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager as Darren Wilson. Wilson has been on administrative leave since he shot 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9. Follow’s continuing coverage of the Michael Brown police shooting and of the protests in […]