Yet Another Congressman Removes Controversial Painting From Capitol Walls
The painting depicting police as pigs was restored for a second time on Tuesday, but congressional Republicans say they hope to permanently remove it from the US Capitol. The Congressional Black Caucus is promising to fight for the young artist's freedom of speech.
State Of Emergency Declared In Ferguson After Shooting At Protest
Plainclothes officers returned fire on a man who shot at their vehicle after heavy gunfire rang out in Ferguson, Missouri, police said. Multiple gunshots were fired Sunday night on the one-year anniversary of the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in the city.
Officer's Body Camera Highlights Differences Between Ferguson And Cincinnati
Unlike what happened in Ferguson, Missouri, an investigative outcome for the fatal encounter between an officer in Cincinnati and an unarmed black man came in less than two weeks, largely because of what was captured on film.
Jay Z And Beyoncé Paid "Tens Of Thousands" To Bail Out Protesters, Activist Says
Dream Hampton said Sunday that Jay Z and Beyoncé wired thousands of dollars to help release protesters jailed in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri. Update: Representatives confirmed to BuzzFeed News on Monday that a donation was made to the Black Lives Matter movement, and co-founder Patrisse Cullors said “We are incredibly thankful to the Carters for their generous gift."
Ferguson Sees Peaceful Protests The Night After Police Were Shot
A prayer vigil went off without violence on Thursday evening, one night after a 41-year-old officer was shot in the shoulder and a 32-year-old was shot in the face during a protest outside the Ferguson Police Department. BuzzFeed News reporter Jim Dalrymple II is in Ferguson.