Michael Brown death

Sunday(Aug.9) marks the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.  His death at the hands of a white Ferguson police officer sparked unrest in the St. Louis suburb and protests across the country.  To mark the date of Brown’s death on Sunday, civil rights activists and community leaders have organized […]

If Kendrick Lamar’s recent comments were to spark a conversation, he’s struck gold.  After Lamar’s comments in Billboard magazine earlier this week got Azealia Banks fired up, it…

Add Kendrick Lamar to the long list of people in the cross hairs of Azealia Banks. Lamar recently spoke to Billboard magazine and gave his thoughts…

Rapper Jay-Z is urging New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to reshape New York state’s current justice system in the wake of nationwide protests of unarmed…

Missourians, the media and the world await an announcement on the decision by the grand jury in the case against Officer Darren Wilson in the…

We’ll keep updating these scenes from and nearby Ferguson, Missouri as members of the community, protesters and the media react to the events unfolding before,…

Two weeks ago, a mural was painted in Trenton, New Jersey depicting Michael Brown in an American-themed graduation cap and gown with the description: “Sagging pants is not probable cause.” Monday afternoon, the mural was painted over, according to a report from The Times of Trenton’s Jenna Pizzi. Pizzi writes that the Trenton Downtown Association (TDA) decided to remove the […]

In a video message, Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson apologized to the parents of Michael Brown, the teenager who was shot and killed last month by a police officer in the Missouri town. “No one who has not experienced the loss of a child can understand what you’re feeling,” he said in the video, first […]

More than two weeks after unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by Ferguson police officer, Darren Wilson, hundreds gathered along with the public to honor the teen at his funeral service yesterday. The somber gathering was attended by Brown’s family and friends and influential public figures including Jessie Jackson, Al Sharpton,T.D .Jakes, Tom Joyner and director Spike Lee. Many […]

Thousands gather in Ferguson , Mo. for the memorial service of 17-year-old Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager who was gunned down and killed by police officer. Rev. Al Sharpton will speak for the eulogy and the family of Sean Bell,  a New York man who was killed by police on his wedding day, will also […]

Grammy winner Lauryn Hill is dedicating an updated version of her song “Black Rage” to the protests over the police shooting of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. A reworked version of “My Favorite Things” from the musical “The Sound Of Music,” Hill sings of “all these kinds of things” inspiring the kind of outrage […]

Nelly believes rioters in Ferguson, Missouri, should have waited a little longer before taking the streets in anger over Michael Brown’s shooting. People have been…