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A Weekend in Central Mass: Revelations

Gabriel James Bump | Posted 09.24.2015 | Travel
Gabriel James Bump

Photos courtesy of Kevin Ksen This is the final installment of a three-part series. You can read the first two parts here and here. I first thought...

'Provocative' Police Tactics Inflamed Ferguson Protests, Experts Find

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 09.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Law enforcement officials responding to demonstrations and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, following the death of Michael Brown last Augus...

Being an 18-Year-Old Black Man a Year After Mike Brown

Malcolm Musoni | Posted 08.19.2015 | Black Voices
Malcolm Musoni

Long gone are the childlike days when I viewed the police as heroes. The notion that I could mind my own business and not be persecuted in the streets from a policeman was stripped away from me on August 9th 2014.

Considering Motherhood in the Era of Tamir Rice and Rekia Boyd | Posted 08.18.2015 | Parents

What is it to be a Black woman in this country and to contemplate being a parent? It is having so many hopes and dreams, but also nightmares fueled by the daily reminder of the fact that hate and a criminal justice system warped by racism would put my child at risk.

One Year After Mike Brown Was Killed, St. Louis County Still Doesn't Know How to Handle Protests

The Huffington Post | Mariah Stewart | Posted 08.14.2015 | Politics

ST. LOUIS -- One year ago, the world watched as militarized police aimed their weapons at civilians protesting the killing of Michael Brown in Fergus...

Police killings of Latinos spark less outrage than when victims are black

Al Jazeera America | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 08.14.2015 | Latino Voices

ANAHEIM, California — On July 21, 2012, police here killed Manuel Angel Diaz, an unarmed, 25-year-old man, when he ran away as officers approac...

State Of Emergency Ends In Ferguson

Reuters | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.14.2015 | Politics

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Ferguson Forward: Resistance is Black Tradition | Posted 08.14.2015 | Black Voices

This year, since August 9th , 2014, has deepened my understanding of our collective responsibility to resist. Resistance is Black tradition. I will be forever indebted to Michael Brown, Jr. for reviving my spirit and revealing our strength.

Ferguson Forward: Words On My Son, Mike Brown | Posted 08.19.2015 | Black Voices

I want the world to be inspired by the impact of Mike-Mike's death, which has awakened this country not only to the disparities in our justice system and communities, but also the need for us to pay attention to the younger generation.

Michael Brown and the "Judge Dredd System" Exemplify America's Police Brutality Issue

Caslee Sims | Posted 08.11.2015 | College
Caslee Sims

"As Judge Dredd would say, 'I AM THE LAW', well, me too!" -- An American cop. It has been time for reform. Judge Dredd does not exist in the memories of moviegoers and its message should not exist in American society.

Washington Post Reporter Wesley Lowery Reflects on Covering the Death of Mike Brown | Posted 08.11.2015 | Black Voices

Wesley Lowery found himself inserted into the story of Ferguson during last year's protests when he was arrested by St. Louis Country Sheriffs' officers. The young reporter speaks on how the death of Mike Brown has impacted his work and how the moment changed things for him on the ground.

Yankees Affiliate: Timing Of Blue Lives Matter Day An 'Unfortunate Coincidence'

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.11.2015 | Sports

On Sunday, one year to the day after 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, people ...

Ferguson Remembers The Death That Launched A Movement

The Huffington Post | Mariah Stewart | Posted 08.10.2015 | Politics

FERGUSON, Mo. -- Hundreds of people gathered in the middle of a quiet street in this suburb of St. Louis to pay respect to Michael Brown, the 18-year...

March, Moment Of Silence Mark Anniversary In Ferguson

AP | Lilly Workneh | Posted 08.09.2015 | Black Voices

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11 Striking Photos That Show A Forever-Changed Ferguson

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 08.09.2015 | Black Voices

 In the early days of August 2014, the city of Ferguson, Missouri was a community divided by race and inequality. Later that month, the death of ...

Watch The Ferguson Protests Unfold On Social Media, Again

The Huffington Post | Dhyana Taylor | Posted 08.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The early news of Michael Brown's death trickled out of Ferguson, Missouri, on a stream of tweets. There was gunfire and a 19-year-old ...

Missouri's Governor: Lessons From Ferguson

Aspen Institute | Posted 08.06.2015 | Crime
Aspen Institute

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon describes lessons learned in his state after the death of Michael Brown and the protests that followed. One year later, Nixon discusses the importance of peaceful protest, the ubiquity of cameras and the law enforcement changes made in Ferguson and throughout his state.

#BlackLivesDoNotMatter (Yet)

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 08.05.2015 | Black Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

There was more outrage over the senseless killing of the lion Cecil in Zimbabwe than law enforcement's latest senseless killing of an African-American.

White House: Criminal Case Against Darren Wilson Closed For Good

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

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This App Could Help Combat Racial Profiling During Traffic Stops

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.28.2015 | Black Voices

  Like many people of color, Mbye Njie says he's been racially profiled by police. And like many people of color -- he's fed up. Now, Njie ...

One Year Of Distrust Based On Unexplainable Encounters

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 07.27.2015 | New York
Rev. Al Sharpton

When you observe the litany of cases in just one year alone, the question is, why wouldn't there be a distrust in the Black community?

The Artist Behind Controversial Michael Brown Sculpture Explains Her Motivations

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.16.2015 | Arts

Splayed on the floor of Chicago art gallery Gallery Guichard is a life-sized mannequin of Michael Brown’s dead body, face down on the ground, s...

Mike Brown Exhibit Depicting A Replica Of His Dead Body Draws Criticism

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.15.2015 | Black Voices

A new art exhibit in Chicago by New Orleans-based artist Ti-Rock Moore that displays a life-sized mannequin of Michael Brown’s dead body ha...

Judge Dismisses Counts In Michael Brown Family Lawsuit: Report

Reuters | Amber Ferguson | Posted 07.14.2015 | Black Voices

July 14 (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed four counts in the wrongful-death lawsuit against Ferguson filed by the parents of Michael B...

Mariah Stewart

Burned-Out Ferguson Convenience Store Is Reborn As Job Training Center | Mariah Stewart | Posted 07.30.2015 | Politics

FERGUSON, Mo. -- The burned-out QuikTrip convenience store that became a symbol of racial unrest after a police officer killed an unarmed black teenag...