Eleven lives that were cut short for no good reason.
Dismissed as “agitators” and “fools,” they’re actually ordinary young black men — and some women — 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.
“You a man! Speak. With. Your. Chest.”
Sorting through the chaos.
The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer ignited tensions in Ferguson, Mo., and around the nation. Continued coverage here.
Police Chief Thomas Jackson said he is not imposing a curfew, but “it is better for peaceful demonstrations to occur during the daylight.” Nightly protests have been held in response to the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The department still is not releasing the name of the officer who shot the unarmed teenager.
“No matter how u felt about black people look at this mother and look at this father and tell me as a human being how u cannot feel empathy for them.”
The attorney representing the family of Michael Brown, Ben Crump, told BuzzFeed this decision lacks transparency.
Alderman Antonio French has captured the vigils and protests in Ferguson, Mo., after the fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old black man by a police officer left the community reeling.
But a higher percentage of white residents have contraband, according to a racial profiling report from the Missouri Attorney General’s Office.
D’Antoni and Steve Nash love each other. D’Antoni coached Kobe Bryant in London. Pau Gasol is from the same continent as Italy. This is perfect!
The Lakers have parted ways with head coach Mike Brown only five games into the season.
Kobe Bryant is tired of this motherf***ing Mike Brown calling these motherf***ing plays.
I can’t believe I’m saying this, but the guy actually seems to have the right idea.
When asked how Lakers coach Mike Brown affected the team’s season, Metta decided to be hilarious. This may be the funniest thing an athlete’s said in years.