Ella Jones Elected as First Black Mayor of Ferguson, Missouri


Ferguson, Missouri has elected its first African-American mayor. Ms. Ella Jones also becomes the first woman elected to mayor. The New York Times reports Jones is a Ferguson City Council member. Her election comes six years after protests erupted in the city due to the killing of teenager Michael Brown by the city’s police. Jones […]

Young Black Man Found Lynched Had Connections To Ferguson #RememberDanyeJones

Son of Ferguson Activist, Danye Jones, Was Lynched, Covered as a Suicide

A rally and news meeting have been organized today by Danye Jones’, 24, family, who was discovered dead, swinging from a tree on his family’s property, earlier this month. St. Louis County says they are investigating Jones’ death as a suicide. In any case, his mom, Melissa McKinnies, a prominent protestor who organized protests amid […]

Michael Brown’s Mother Reportedly Considering Running for Ferguson Council

Michael Brown's Mother Reportedly Considering Running for Ferguson Council

Michael Brown’s mother, Lezley McSpadden, revealed that she’s considering running for Ferguson City Council. She made the announcement during a panel discussion at Harvard University on Monday night. She was prompted to mention her potential candidacy by the family’s attorney, Benjamin Crump. “What I’m contemplating is running for City Council of Ferguson,” she said, drawing applause and […]

Ferguson, MO Swears In First Black Police Chief

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“Let’s get to work.” This was the phrase uttered by Ferguson, Missouri’s first African-American police chief, Delrish Moss, promising hope and the reconstruction of a community broken by a deepening racial rift and an unmistakable lack of trust of law enforcement. It was Monday [May 9] that Moss, a longstanding veteran of the Miami Police Department, was […]

On the 1-Year Anniversary of Mike Brown’s Death, A Young Man Was Shot in Ferguson

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Yesterday, protesters took to the streets in droves in Ferguson, Missouri in recognition of the 1-year anniversary of Michael Brown‘s death at the hands of police. August 9 recalled dark memories of 2014, when an unarmed teenager, Michael Brown, was shot 6 times by Darren Wilson, a Caucasian former Ferguson police officer, despite evidence pointing […]

Mike Brown Vigil Removed On His Birthday

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A permanent memorial is being prepared to be dedicated to Mike Brown, who would have turned 19 years old today The vigil which had been in place at the location of police shooting victim Mike Brown has been removed on his 19th birthday. The placement of the plaque that will replace the vigil has been […]

2 People Shot in Ferguson During Protests


As the world comes together to support Baltimore in the death of Freddie Gray, a town that is too familiar with police brutality is dealing with the aftermath of a protest that left two people shot. According to CNN, Late Tuesday  into early Wednesday morning, hundreds of demonstrators gathered to protest in support of Baltimore. […]

City Of Ferguson Hires Former Iran-Contra Lawyer For DOJ Case


A spokesman for the city of Ferguson confirms that it has hired attorney Dan Webb to serve as Special Counsel for negotiations with the U.S. Department of Justice Ferguson officials declined to make former Iran-Contra attorney Dan Webb, available for comment, and would not immediately release the city’s contract for his services. The Department of […]

Memorial Tree For Michael Brown Cut In Half And Memorial Stone Stolen

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KMOV.com Vandalism has been committed the day after the dedication memorial for Michael Brown in a Ferguson park Sunday A memorial tree for Michael Brown was found cut in half and a ceremonial stone that was presented by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association on Saturday, has been stolen. The memorial site was […]

Ferguson Trainer Helps Community Relieve Stress Through Fitness


Briant K. Mitchell offers tips to a healthier lifestyle while giving hope to residents Ferguson’s popular BKM Fitness Bootcamp almost didn’t survive the drama and violence that engulfed the quiet St. Louis suburb since the shooting of Michael Brown Jr. Located on S. Florissant Road where many of the protests and media were stationed, BKM […]

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 […]

The Source Magazine Presents the MLK Acknowledgement Award to Common

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In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, The Source Magazine continues to share and provide enlightenment, empowerment, fairness and decency in the work and content we produce and distribute under our name, knowing the powerful impact of media especially, on our youth. With that being said, it is a must that we highlight artists within our […]