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Ferguson

  1. encounter
    Lezley McSpadden Is Still FightingSix years ago, her son Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson. The officer has faced no charges.
  2. race
    The Black Art of Escape: A New Vision for Black Americans400 years have passed since the birth of a new people. Where do we go from here?
  3. ferguson
    5 Years After Ferguson, Racial Disparities in Traffic Stops Have Gotten WorseA big problem driving the 2014 unrest was black motorists getting stopped disproportionately. The gap between them and white motorists is now wider.
  4. criminal justice
    It’s a New Day in American Politics. Ferguson, Missouri is No Exception.As the House ushers in a Democratic majority, the city in which Michael Brown was shot enters a new phase of criminal justice under Wesley Bell.
  5. ferguson
    New Documentary Suggests Michael Brown Did Not Rob Ferguson StoreThe film releases previously unreported security footage taken the night before Brown’s death.
  6. What Has Changed Since Ferguson?Alton Sterling and Philando Castile are a reminder of what hasn’t changed in the two years since the shooting death of Michael Brown. Here’s what has.
  7. police misconduct
    FBI Chief Links Crime Wave to Police ScrutinyHe becomes the highest-profile law enforcement official to push the connection, though no data supports the theory.
  8. Big Changes Are Coming to Ferguson Courts This WeekAll arrest warrants from before December 2014 will be withdrawn. 
  9. black lives matter
    The Activists Are the Stars of #BlackLivesMatterThis is new. 
  10. Heavily Armed Oath Keepers Show Up in Ferguson to Protect Right-Wing JournalistsThe “patriot” militia group has been to St. Louis before. 
  11. ferguson
    More Clashes, Arrests After State of Emergency Declared in FergusonThe unrest continued on the fourth night of protests marking the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death.
  12. black lives matter
    Man Shot in Ferguson on Mike Brown AnniversaryAfter gunfire erupted during protests.
  13. ferguson anniversary
    Ferguson One Year Later: What Has Changed?Journalists reflect on how Michael Brown’s death affected Ferguson and the United States.
  14. ferguson
    Cop Who Shot Mike Brown Speaks Out Ahead of Shooting Anniversary“Everyone is so quick to jump on race. It’s not a race issue,” Darren Wilson told The New Yorker.
  15. the national interest
    New Study Shows Riots Make America ConservativeNonviolent protests work. Violent protests cause a backlash.
  16. ferguson
    Ferguson’s Mike Brown Shrine to Be Replaced by Permanent Memorial The collection of stuffed animals, flowers, candles, photos, and other mementos has occupied Canfield Drive since the 18-year-old died there last August.
  17. black lives matter
    Freddie Gray Protests Spread Across the CountryMarches were held in New York, Minneapolis, Boston, and D.C.
  18. ferguson
    Michael Brown’s Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Against the City of FergusonLawyers say they’ll present new evidence that raises doubts about the police department’s version of events.
  19. ferguson
    Ferguson Elects More Black Members to City CouncilBut two candidates supported by protesters lost.
  20. Will Rahm Win Today?Chicago gets to decide if it wants to keep Rahm Emanuel — again — and Ferguson has its first election since last summer.
  21. Ferguson Releases Copies of Racist EmailsOne features a photo of Ronald Reagan holding a chimpanzee labeled “Reagan babysitting Barack Obama.”
  22. ferguson
    St. Louis–Area Reserve Cop Blames DUI on FergusonJacob Klaus quit the force after drunkenly crashing into a house.
  23. 20-Year-Old Man Charged in Shooting of 2 Ferguson Police Officers The suspect was identified as Jeffrey Williams.
  24. ferguson
    2 Police Officers Shot During Protest in Ferguson They sustained “very serious” injuries, with one officer hit in the shoulder and the other shot in the face.
  25. ferguson
    Ferguson Police Chief Resigns Following Justice Department ReportThomas Jackson reportedly handed in his resignation on Wednesday.
  26. Ferguson City Manager Resigns After Justice Department ReportHe’s the fifth city official to step down.
  27. ferguson
    Missouri Supreme Court Takes Over Ferguson Cases After Scathing DOJ ReportAfter the judge named in the report resigns.
  28. ferguson
    DOJ Release Long Report on Ferguson Police Dept.The reports include emails that referred to President Obama as a “chimpanzee.”
  29. No Civil-Rights Charges for Former Ferguson Police Officer Darren WilsonThe Justice Department found no way to prove that Wilson’s use of force against Michael Brown was “objectively unreasonable.”
  30. ‘Upsetting’ Details of Ferguson Police Practices to Be Included in DOJ ReportNinety-three percent of people arrested in Ferguson between 2012 and 2014 were black.
  31. ferguson
    Justice Department Reportedly Finds Racial Bias in Ferguson Traffic StopsThe Justice Department has found “racial bias” in Ferguson’s traffic stops, according to the Times.
  32. NYPD Commissioner Says Police Had Role in ‘Worst Parts of Black History’“Many of the worst parts of black history would have been impossible without police, too.”
  33. ferguson
    Justice Department May Sue Ferguson Police Over Racial BiasUnless the department agrees to make changes.
  34. One Man’s Trial Shows the Long Reach of Ferguson, Staten Island, and Bed-StuyOne man’s trial shows the long reach of Ferguson, Staten Island, and Bed-Stuy
  35. ferguson
    Federal Prosecutors Reportedly Close to Not Filing Charges Against Darren WilsonAs expected.
  36. ferguson
    One Ferguson Grand Juror Wants to Set the Record Straight“Grand Juror Doe.”
  37. missouri’s finest
    Cop Who Called Brown Memorial ‘Trash’ on LeaveGood work, Officer Tim Zoll.
  38. missouri
    Police Officer Kills Armed Teen Near FergusonJust two miles from the suburb where Michael Brown was killed.
  39. ferguson
    Ferguson Prosecutor Doesn’t Mind That Witnesses Lied Before the Grand JuryReally.
  40. ferguson
    Black Congressional Workers Stage Moving ProtestMore than 150 Capitol Hill staffers staged a walkout Thursday afternoon.
  41. ferguson
    Is Livestreaming the Future of Media or the Future of Activism?It might be both. A report from Ferguson and your laptop screen.
  42. ferguson
    Police Investigating Whether Michael Brown’s Stepfather Incited a RiotHe shouted, “Burn this bitch down” following the news that Darren Wilson would not be indicted.
  43. What Obama’s AG Pick Could Do in FergusonIn a talk from 2000, U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch outlined her preferred tool for tackling racial injustice in the police force.
  44. ferguson
    St. Louis Police Say Rams Apologized for ‘Hands Up’ Gesture; Team Denies ItThey’re literally arguing over the definition of “apology.”
  45. ferguson
    Obama Considered Traveling to FergusonBut decided his presence would be too disruptive.
  46. ferguson
    The NFL Doesn’t Care About the St. Louis Police Department’s Hurt FeelingsDoesn’t quite come out in support of players.
  47. ferguson
    Police Angry at Rams’ ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’The players showed support for Ferguson protestors at their first home game since the Darren Wilson decision.
  48. missouri’s finest
    Darren Wilson Has Resigned From the Ferguson Police Department [Updated]As expected.
  49. ferguson
    Darren Wilson Is Going to Be a FatherHe also talked about what he plans to do now that he has avoided indictment.
  50. ferguson
    Darren Wilson: Brown’s Death Won’t Haunt Me“I know I did my job right.”
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