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A Look Back on the Death of Mike Brown in Ferguson

by Teddy Grant   Aug 09, 2018

Thursday marks the four-year anniversary of the fatal police shooting of unarmed teenager Mike Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Brown’s death at the hands of... Read More

Wesley Bell, Ferguson

Ferguson Councilman Wesley Bell Defeats Bob McCulloch in St. Louis Prosecutor Race

by Teddy Grant   Aug 08, 2018

A Black councilman defeated a seven-term prosecuting attorney, who made national news over the investigation surrounding the shooting death of Mike Brown in 2014,... Read More

Docu-film ‘Whose Streets?’ Examines the Ferguson Uprising

Docu-film ‘Whose Streets?’ Examines the Ferguson Uprising

by #TeamEbony   Apr 28, 2017

In an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising following the death of Mike Brown, an unarmed teen who was shot by police officers in... Read More

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Ferguson Keeps Mayor Who Held Office During Mike Brown Protests

by #teamEBONY   Apr 05, 2017

Voters in Ferguson, Mo., have re-elected James Knowles III as mayor for a third term, passing on city council member Ella Jones who would... Read More

SPOTLIGHT: St. Louis Artist SMINO Talks Debut Project, blkswn

SPOTLIGHT: St. Louis Artist SMINO Talks Debut Project, blkswn

by LaToya Cross   Mar 27, 2017

Smino is the freshest voice coming out of St. Louis since Nelly introduced mainstream to “Country Grammar” and lured us with his nursery-rhymed hook.... Read More

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Man Sentenced for Shooting at Ferguson Protest

by #teamEBONY   Mar 17, 2017

A man found guilty of shooting and wounding two police officers who were at a protest in Ferguson, Mo., over the death of Michael... Read More

Mike Brown

New Michael Brown Evidence Results in Ferguson Protest

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 13, 2017

Protesters gathered Sunday night following the release of video footage showing Michael Brown at a convenience story early before he was fatally shot by... Read More

Mike Brown

Michael Brown Shooting: New Film Reveals Possible Overlooked Evidence

by Madison J. Gray   Mar 12, 2017

Footage from a new documentary on the Michael Brown case shows evidence that apparently contradicts police accounts saying the teen committed a strongarm robbery... Read More

Standing Rock

Standing Rock, Ferguson or Mexican Border, ‘We Are All Related’

by Betsy Theobald Richards   Dec 08, 2016

Sunday’s long-awaited decision by the Obama administration to halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) was a testament to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe‘s commitment... Read More

Justice Department Reportedly Will Sue Ferguson Police if Discriminatory Tactics Remain

How Ferguson Became the Focus of the Missouri Gubernatorial Election

by Eli Hager / The Marshall Project   Oct 28, 2016

Of the dozen states electing a governor next month, none would seem as ripe for a debate about criminal justice reform as Missouri. The... Read More