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Will a Federal Investigation Provide 'Justice for Mike Brown?'

by Susana Morris

In the wake of the murder of Mike Brown, an unarmed Black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, leaders, from the Reverend Al Sharpton… Read More

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Ezell Ford:
ANOTHER Victim of State Sanctioned Anti-Black Violence

by Cherrell Brown

“The announced function of the police, ‘to protect and serve the people,’ becomes the grotesque caricature of protecting… Read More

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Five days after the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old fatally shot by a local police officer, President Obama joined… Read More

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Arguably the trend starts amid the national political turmoil of the late 1960s, when police first started organizing heavily armed… Read More

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by Ryan K. Smith

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by Ravelle Worthington

The California homeless woman, whose brutal beating by a police officer was caught on tape, has not only filed a federal civil rights… Read More

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A Protest for Michael Brown and My Son

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A few weeks ago this summer, on one of those perfectly sunny, sky blue early afternoons that amazingly isn’t too Atlanta hot… Read More

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Witnesses Recall Mike Brown's Murder

by #teamEBONY

While Michael Brown appeared to tussle with an officer before he was shot dead, he didn't enter the police cruiser as authorities… Read More

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The Nation Rallies Against Police Brutality

by Kristian Davis Bailey

People across the country will gather tonight to honor the lives of Mike Brown, John Crawford, Eric Garner and countless other victims… Read More

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The Night Ferguson, Missouri Became a War Zone

by Slate

Protests on Wednesday afternoon over the shooting of Michael Brown erupted in the evening as police marched the streets of Ferguson… Read More

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