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A 2015 report by the Department of Justice found that in Ferguson, Missouri, the city had “allowed its focus on revenue generation to fundamentally compromise the role of Ferguson's municipal court.” The DOJ concluded it led to violations of the Fourteenth Amendment's due process guarantee, which ...
In the late 1990s, Starbucks teamed up with Magic Johnson Enterprises to invest in stores in underserved neighborhoods. The partnership ended in 2010, but after the demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2015, the company recommitted to opening cafes in poor urban neighborhoods, and has opened ...

Since the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014, many Americans have questioned what they see as an excessive police use of force, particularly against black men and other minorities, that continues despite years of protests and media attention. Some students expressed skepticism ...
In what sounds like an "Oceans Eleven" caper, someone has stolen two 19th-century, gem-encrusted tiaras from the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis. The crowns were from the city's storied and controversial Veiled Prophet Ball. The last time anything was stolen from the museum was 17 years ago.
Several times in recent years, the nation has found itself mired in grief, outrage and confusion over the killings of civilians, many of them men of color, at the hands of police officers. As authorities investigate the latest such death, the fatal shooting of Stephon Clark in Sacramento, here's a look back at some ...
A photo of Devonte went viral back in 2014. The photo, taken on Nov. 25, 2014, showed the young boy hugging a white police officer as tears flooded his face during protests in Portland, Ore., over the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer and a grand jury's refusal to indict the ...

The film follows the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson on August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, MO. The killing of an unarmed black man by a white cop resulted in several nights of riots in Ferguson — known by the locals as Ferghanistan — and gave rise to the Black Lives ...
The nation's oldest civil rights organization, the NAACP, and Illinois police officials announced Thursday an agreed upon resolution they say took years to hash out. The "affirmation of shared principles" was inspired in part by the death of Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by a police officer in ...
David Correia and Tyler Wall said their book "The Police: A Field Guide" released this month is intended to provide activists in places like Ferguson, Missouri, and Sacramento, California, ways to identify attempts by those seeking to thwart prevention of future police shootings. That includes pinpointing ...
They must withstand those daily indignities or find themselves trapped in a veritable debtor's prison, as the Justice Department found in Ferguson, Missouri. And even though they know police officers sometimes plant guns or drugs or lie on the witness stand, they are the ones told to shut up and just trust a ...

Crump represented the family of black teenager Michael Brown, whose shooting death in Ferguson, Missouri, by police in 2014 sparked nationwide protests. Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg said this week that city officials would examine police protocol for how they identify themselves in such cases.
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – A play that explores the community reaction to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri opens Tuesday night in Milwaukee. The woman who wrote the play, Dael Orlandersmith, interviewed dozens of people in the aftermath of the shooting. She used the interviews to ...
ST. LOUIS – Officials from Ferguson, Missouri, and the U.S. Department of Justice will be back in front of a federal judge for an update on how the St. Louis suburb is addressing concerns about the mistreatment of black residents by Ferguson's police and court system. U.S. District Judge Catherine Perry will ...
At least 65 full-time workers and 25 part-time workers have been on strike since December 1 when after several months of negotiations no agreement on a new contract could be reached. In a letter sent in December to the striking employees the Christian Care Home indicated that they had been ...
CrimeStoppers is offering a $50,000 reward for information in a Ferguson, MO homicide, but the deal is good for only a month. Ferguson police announced the reward on Thursday as the search continues for the suspects in the death of Donnell Drake Jr., who was shot and killed July 28, 2017. Another man ...
7:34 – Andy Kroll, investigative reporter with Mother Jones and author of “Cloak and Data: The Real Story Behind Cambridge Analytica”. 8:08 – Ashley Yates, activist and one of the frontline organizers at Ferguson following the murder of Michael Brown. 8:35 – Kharyshi (kai-REE-shee) Wiginton, Senior ...
The strike that commenced on December 1 involving 65 full time and 25 part-time employees of the Christian Care Nursing Home in Ferguson Missouri ended last week. The workers approved a new labor contract with the nursing home that grants a derisory 20-cent per hour rise in wages. Contract ...


 

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