Michael Brown

via BlackAmericaWeb: Four years after her unarmed teenage son Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer, Lezley McSpadden has announced her bid for Ferguson’s city council. According to NBC News, McSpadden announced her candidacy near the exact spot where her son was shot and killed on Aug. 9, 2014 in the St. Louis suburb. “Almost four […]

New video captured hours before Michael Brown was killed shows the 18-year-old exchanging marijuana for cigarillos with the clerks of a Ferguson, Missouri, store, a documentary director told CNN on Monday. Director Jason Pollock, whose film “Stranger Fruit” debuted at the South by Southwest festival in Austin over the weekend, said the video shows that […]

On August 9, 2014, Lezley McSpadden’s world was shattered when Michael Brown, her oldest son, was killed in Ferguson, Missouri. Through it all—questionable proceedings, an unfathomable outcome, rebellions and a stinging Department of Justice report on Ferguson’s police department and courts McSpadden has largely remained quiet. Until now. In Tell the Truth & Shame the […]

Thursday on NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and the Straight Talk Panel discussed the findings of the DOJ's final report on Ferguson.

A day of peaceful vigils to mark the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s shooting death turned chaotic late Sunday night when gunfire sent protesters running for cover and prompted police reinforcements. In one of at least two incidents, police were involved in a shooting after they came under “heavy gunfire,” said St. Louis County Police […]

After a vociferous outcry over the high-profile deaths of unarmed Black men who died at the hands of White police officers in Ferguson, Mo., and…

Six months after the murder of 18-year-old Michael Brown, Ferguson police are testing a less-lethal gun attachment in an effort to prevent unwanted shooting deaths.…

The New York Times is reporting that Justice Department lawyers will recommend that no federal Civil Rights charges be filed against former Ferguson police officer…

People all across American have been angry about the grand jury decisions in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases, where White police officers were…

A new poll released by USA Today and the Pew Research Center shows 57% of Americans polled believe NYPD officer, Daniel Pantaleo, should have been indicted…

According to Merriam Webster Dictionary,  a grand jury is a jury that examines accusations against persons charged with crimes and, if evidence warrants makes formal charges on…

The Department of Justice has announced a new set of  rules to help curb racial profiling by federal law enforcement officials. These guidelines instruct federal law…