In the aftermath of national protests against police brutality and the shooting death of unarmed Black teen Michael Brown nearly a year ago in Ferguson, Missouri, police claim that demonstrators are jeopardizing community safety, highlighting a rise in violent crime in recent months in St. Louis, according to Think Progress. But a new report released by […]

Over 400 people took to the streets of New York to protest the recent police killing of Walter Scott and the deaths of many others that have taken place at the hands of law enforcement this year, the New York Daily News reports. Operated in accordance with the Stop Mass Incarceration Network, protests took place in 30 cities […]

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The 20-year-old man charged in the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson last week is telling authorities the cops were not his intended targets. In fact, Jeffrey Williams has acknowledged he fired the shots, according to St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch, but has insisted that his aim was an individual at the protest who […]