Last month, some members of the New York Police Department publicly turned their backs on Mayor Bill de Blasio. We asked New Yorkers: Should they have turned their backs on him?
The mayor said the officer “needs professional help” and asked the media to respect his privacy. The officer shot and killed Antonio Martin, who police said was armed.
A car drove through the candles and stuffed animals on Ferguson, Missouri’s Canfield Drive, where Michael Brown died in August. Officials and family members said they’re working on plans for a more permanent location.
David A. Clarke Jr., who is black, also believes that Eric Garner’s death was an accident and that people should wear “Police Lives Matter” t-shirts.
Each week, journalists all over the world produce photographs that make you laugh or cry, while others are aesthetically beautiful. These are some of the week’s most amazing images created by hardworking photographers all over the globe.
As a black man I’d learned to fear the police. Then the police became my family.
The art of photography is an amazing tool used by journalists all over the world. Some images they create can make you laugh, cry, or enter a state of awe. Others are just aesthetically beautiful and pleasing to the eye. These are some of the most amazing images from this week created by hardworking photographers all over the globe.
The five players who walked on the field in the “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” pose will not be punished by their team or the NFL. The police union condemned the action.
Protesters with Ferguson on their minds and a high-profile incident with an NYPD officer that left Eric Garner dead, attempted to stop the parade. Police were unable to give BuzzFeed News an exact arrest figure.
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.
Groups shut down roads and bridges to protest a St. Louis County grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for shooting Michael Brown.
With an unexpected five figures to work with, the director of Ferguson Library has big plans to serve his ravaged community.
On truth and inching away from despondence, over generations.
The girl’s tweet after Monday night’s grand jury verdict went so viral her school had to respond.
The Seattle-native rapper was spotted marching with other protesters Monday night.
And people did not take it very well.
No matter what decision the grand jury makes, the residents of Michael Brown’s apartment complex have made up their minds — they want out.
A St. Louis, Missouri, woman says that she was raped by a corrections officer in exchange for her release from the Ferguson jail. WARNING: Graphic language.
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.
“ANY AND ALL claims of an announcement date or time from any source, especially social media, are rank speculation and should be ignored.”
A federal court issued a preliminary injunction Monday against law enforcement officers’ unwritten policy to arrest protesters who don’t keep moving. A lawsuit against the police department is ongoing.
Missouri Highway Patrol Commander calls bracelet “an individual statement” by the officers.
Eleven lives that were cut short for no good reason.
Dismissed as “agitators” and “fools,” Ferguson’s young protesters are actually ordinary young black men — and some women — who are leaderless but united by anger. And some don’t think the old civil rights guard achieved much: “I feel in my heart they failed us.”
“I didn’t feel safe anywhere.”
This is eerily prescient.
After promising change, the police let loose with rubber bullets, tear gas, and flash bombs three full hours before curfew. “They didn’t give us no warning.”
The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer ignited tensions in Ferguson, Mo., and around the nation. Read coverage from the first eight days of unrest in Ferguson, Mo.