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Trial Date Set For Michael Brown Jr. Wrongful Death Suit

A trial date has been set for the wrongful death suit filed by Michael Brown’s parents, Lesly McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. However, the trial will not hit the courtroom for another year–it’s set to begin in October of 2016. A federal judge set the date for the trial after the city of Ferguson tried to throw out […]

Offensive E-mails Released From Ferguson

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After racial tension in Ferguson, Missouri there are now e-mails being released that shows racial jokes and offensive sayings about Blacks The country is still in an unrest after the shooting death of Michael Brown in the hands of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. Top City Clerk, Mary Ann Twitty exchanged emails with two Ferguson police officers […]

Suspects Arrested In Attack On St. Louis Bus

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Last week, three men decided to attack a 43-year old man on the St. Louis Metrolink bus after asking him how he felt about the Michael Brown shooting. People were outraged about the recorded attack  and wanted the men to be brought to justice. Well, justice has been served, because two of the three men […]

Suspect in Ferguson Shooting Says He Did Not Target Police Officers

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Last week, two Missouri  police officers who were in Ferguson almost met their fate when they were shot by an unknown assailant. Ferguson police did not stop until they found the suspect, Jeffrey Williams, 20. Williams is saying that he did not mean to shoot the police officers during protests. According to Blackamericaweb, Williams defense attorney, Jerryl […]

Ferguson Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Shooting Two Police Officers

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A 20 year old St. Louis man is being held in connection to last week’s cop shooting in Ferguson during protests Jeffrey Williams, a 20-year old St. Louis man, was arrested and charged with two counts of first degree assault, three counts of armed criminal activity, and one count of firing a weapon from a […]

Civil rights charges highly unlikely for Michael Brown case

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According to a U.S. official, the FBI has completed its investigation into the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Although the Justice Department has not yet announced whether it will file a federal civil rights charge against former Officer Darren Wilson, many experts have said it is highly unlikely this will happen due to the high legal […]

Watch The Ferguson Skit That Was Cut From ‘Saturday Night Live’

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The skit that was “cut for time” This past Saturday, NBC’s Saturday Night Live was co-hosted by James Franco and featured several musical performances from Nicki Minaj, whose new album, The Pinkprint, will be out in exactly a week. What it didn’t feature however, was the above skit, which was reportedly cut from the final […]

Missouri Congressman Calls For The Disbanding Of Ferguson Police Force

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The Missouri congressman who represents the city of Ferguson said the U.S. Justice Department should break up the local police department in the wake of Michael Brown’s death Rep. Lacy Clay, D-Mo., told Reuters in an interview last Thursday that the shooting of Brown, an unarmed black teenager, by white police officer Darren Wilson, is […]

Rapper Flavor Flav Makes Appearance In Ferguson; Joins Protesters

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Rapper and reality television star Flavor Flav made an appearance in Ferguson Thursday night lending his voice to what he called an epidemic of police violence across the nation Another celebrity is weighing in on the violence and protests in Ferguson in the wake of the grand jury’s decision not to indict former officer Darren […]

Black Police Association In St. Louis Commends Rams Players’ Silent Protest

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St. Louis is more racially segregated than many of us ever truly understand. Even the police officers in the city have separate organizations advocating on behalf of white and black interests When Jeff Roorda and the predominantly white St. Louis Police Officers Association came out with a statement to blast the pre-game “Hands Up, Don’t […]

Charles Barkley: Grand Jury Was Right Not To Indict Darren Wilson

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Former NBA player and current commentator Charles Barkley has some strong opinions on Ferguson The TNT analyst is in agreement with the grand jury’s decision not to indict Michael Brown’s shooter Officer Darren Wilson. “The true story came out from the grand jury testimony,” Barkely said, adding that “three or four witnesses, who were black, […]

Was #BlackOutFriday Successful In Hurting Holiday Sales?

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Did the #BlackOutBlackFriday boycott create a slump in sales during the biggest shopping weekend of the year? The National Retail Federation says 133.7 million people shopped at stores and online this weekend, down 5.2 percent from last year. Total spending for the weekend is expected to fall from $57.4 billion from last year to $50.9 […]

Black Friday Protests Continue Across the Saint Louis Area

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Approximately 450 protestors gathered today to continue their #NotOneDimeCampaign in protest of the shooting of 18 year old Michael Brown and the non-indictment of Officer Darren Wilson on November 29, 2014 Today in Brentwood, Missouri, approximately 450 Ferguson protestors gathered in solidarity to protest Black Friday Holiday shopping weekend in connection with the shooting of […]

Mass Die In Staged At St. Louis Galleria On Black Friday; Mall Closed Indefinitely

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In Richmond Heights, demonstrators boycotting Black Friday staged a mass die in at the St. Louis Galleria Friday afternoon in protest of the Darren Wilson grand jury decision. Officials say the mall is closed indefinitely The movement was organized on social media using the hashtags #NotOneDime, #Blacklivesmatter and #Stlblackfriday. Advertisement Protesters laid on the floor of the mall for […]

Black St. Louis County Police Officer Charged With Felony Assault

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A 13-year veteran of the St. Louis County Police Department is charged with felony assault after striking a MetroLink passenger on the hand with his expandable baton following an argument The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office on Friday charged 44-year-old Dawon Gore of Ferguson with second-degree assault. He was jailed on a $3,500, cash-only […]