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.
“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!