NewsOne’s Top 5 takes a quick look at the trending stories you’re talking about: Police Shoot Man In Ferguson After He Allegedly Fired At Officers During Anniversary Protests State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal & Activist Tef Poe Express Frustration With Lack Of Change In Ferguson MLB Affiliate Holds “Blue Lives Matter” Event On Anniversary Of Michael Brown’s […]

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One year after Michael Brown was killed by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, NewsOne Now questions what has changed in the 365 days since the St. Louis suburb was upended and eventually left smoldering after protests and clashes with militarized police set the city ablaze. Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal and activist Tef Poe spoke with NewsOne Now […]

A year after the murder of Michael Brown Jr. there are thousands of transformative stories from a compiled list of unheard voices. The Ferguson Uprising will forever remain a genuine historical moment, exemplifying the determination of a marginalized community. A year later, the system has attempted to co-opt the Ferguson movement by making stark comparisons […]

With the help of a few funny people, diverse groups have merged to bring cultural awareness, and racial and economic justice to Ferguson, Missouri. Pacific Islanders may not come to mind when thinking about the plight the people of Ferguson have faced since the murder of 18-year-old Michael Brown, but the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance […]

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Ben & Jerry’s founders incited anger for publicly coming out in support of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. In a speech earlier this month at their yearly franchise convention, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield appeared on stage wearing “hands up don’t shoot” t-shirts. Cohen and Greenfield encouraged franchisees to sell the t-shirts with proceeds from the sale going to Hands […]

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The New York Times is reporting that Justice Department lawyers will recommend that no federal civil rights charges be filed against former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown in August. Some say there is a ray of hope as Eric Holder has the final say on the case. It […]

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Co-founder of Hands Up United, rapper / activist Tef Poe joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the “Hands Up Don’t Shoot” Movement. Critics of the movement have said Michael Brown didn’t have his hands up and have worked to disparage the movement’s mission, which according to Martin, goes even deeper than the extrajudicial killing […]

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News that Officer Darren Wilson resigned from the Ferguson Police Department on Saturday is unlikely to ease tensions in the aftermath of the grand jury decision. Despite the news, activist Tara Thompson and rapper Tef Poe say they will continue the fight for justice until there is a fundamental change in law enforcement. Speaking with […]