Shaneen Allen, a black single mother from Philadelphia, got a raw deal from police and prosecutors. But her biggest champions came not from the political left, but the right.
Mall of America, the nation’s largest mall, tells media outlets that it will no longer purse $40,000 in extra security costs stemming from December protest. Criminal charges are still pending.
Prominent sports agent David Cornwell says media “only told half the story” of rape accusations against Winston.
Despite historic election results changing the demographic makeup of the city council, the outcome of Ferguson’s municipal elections fall far short of the changes activists were seeking.
“We shouldn’t worry about him being president very long because what black man holds a steady job for four years.”
Civil rights attorneys and St. Louis-area police have reached an agreement that prohibits the use of chemical agents against anti-police-brutality demonstrators.
State lawmakers and activists are demanding the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control’s authority be curtailed following the controversial arrest of a University of Virginia student.
Martese Johnson, the UVA student whose bloody arrest at the hands of Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control agents sparked a public outcry, said he will fight the charges stemming from the incident.
Demonstrators, including Martese Johnson, gathered at the University of Virginia Wednesday night – one person arrested after protesters blocked streets – after Johnson was bloodied while being arrested by state liquor agents. BuzzFeed News correspondent Joel Anderson is reporting from UVA.
Months after a large protest in Minnesota’s Mall of America, protesters from the Black Lives Matter movement are facing prosecutions.
The Justice Department civil rights investigation mostly corroborated the former Ferguson officer’s version of events from the shooting of Michael Brown.
Long before Ben Carson was a champion to social conservatives and an anathema to liberals, he was a legendary neurosurgeon and an icon of black triumph. Will his turn to politics destroy his legacy?
“But to place blame solely on me for the conditions of our community, and country, after the grand jury decision goes way too far and is wrong as the decision itself.”
Ferguson’s could-be Mike Browns take a furious pride in the chaos they’ve caused. Their pride arose from despair about a system that they believe has failed them over and over again.
St. Louis County prosecutor is expected to announce at 8 p.m. CT Monday whether the grand jury decided to indict police Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon issued a state of emergency last week, calling up the National Guard to assist local law enforcement.
No matter what decision the grand jury makes, the residents of Michael Brown’s apartment complex have made up their minds — they want out.
Ahead of the grand jury’s decision whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson for killing Mike Brown, cops are stockpiling weapons while organizers are trying to stop tensions from flaring into violence. Almost no one thinks things are getting better.
Michael Sam Jr. doesn’t talk to his father, who has been caricatured in the press as an anti-gay man who abandoned his family. But there’s a lot more to the story.
Sam to resume quest to become the first out gay player on an NFL roster.
UPDATE: Cowboys coach Jason Garrett announces signing of Sam.