Police are investigating after an armed man was shot by a private security guard in Ferguson, Missouri, The Associated Press reports.
3/15/17- Rev. Al Sharpton talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the newest video evidence that suggest Mike Brown didn’t commit a burglary as the police suggested in 2014. “Why wasn’t the public shown this in the first place. They say it’s irrelevant to the case. If he didn’t steal the cigarillos then whey […]
A federal lawsuit seeks to compel federal agencies to release surveillance data of Black Lives Matter protesters. The plaintiffs suspect that the FBI and DHS have violated the constitutional rights of demonstrators.
The Justice Department delivered a scathing report on the Baltimore Police Department. Yes, the same department that arrested Freddie Gray who ended shortly thereafter. The Justice Department states that there were systemic problems that plague the police department. Much like the Ferguson findings, the DOJ report alleges that for more than a decade the police […]
Marc Lamont Hill appeared on NewsOne Now to talk about his new book which examines a growing crisis in America where a particular demographic of citizens are being made vulnerable and exploitable as revenue generators. In Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond, Hill examines how unrelated capitalism, public policy, […]
According to a review of the book by The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the authors were seeking to spread a message of “hope, healing and unity,” but instead many are saying the book doesn't do enough to explain the traverse effects surrounding what led to the city's collapse.
UPDATED: Friday, March 18, 2016 2:00 PM EST Ferguson and the Justice Department jointly and officially filed an agreement Thursday that resolves the United States’ pending lawsuit against the Missouri city thrust into the spotlight after the shooting of Michael Brown Jr. in 2014. “The American people must be able to trust that their courts and […]
Vice President Joe Biden will present at the Academy Awards in Hollywood on Sunday. No word yet on which category Biden will present.
Residents of embattled Ferguson, Missouri on Tuesday got a chance to weigh in on a proposal created to help avert a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, reports The Associated Press.
Former Black Panther Sekou Odinga and Black Lives Matter activist Larry Fellows may come from different Black liberation movements, but both understand that to truly celebrate Black History Month, we must dig deeper.