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How Lesley McSpadden Learned About the Grand Jury's Decision

How Lesley McSpadden Learned About the Grand Jury’s Decision

by Carla Murphy on November 25 2014, 10:51AM

“What do you mean no indictment?!” McSpadden is reported to have said.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

'Ferguson Goddamn'

‘Ferguson Goddamn’

by Akiba Solomon on November 25 2014, 10:30AM

Leading activists and thinkers weigh in on the Wilson decision.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson

Obama on Ferguson Grand Jury: Anger 'Is an Understandable Reaction'

Obama on Ferguson Grand Jury: Anger ‘Is an Understandable Reaction’

by Julianne Hing on November 24 2014, 10:38PM

Obama addresses the nation shortly after a grand jury declines to indict Darren Wilson.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Grand Jury Does Not Indict Darren Wilson

Grand Jury Does Not Indict Darren Wilson

by Carla Murphy on November 24 2014, 8:55PM

The decision not to indict was widely expected

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Michael Brown's Family Asks for a Moment of Silence Post-Decision

Michael Brown’s Family Asks for a Moment of Silence Post-Decision

by Akiba Solomon on November 24 2014, 8:52PM

Family of Michael Brown, the unarmed, 18-year-old, black man killed by Ferguson, Mo., Officer Darren Wilson, is asking for a 4.5-minute period of reflection immediately following the announcement of the explosive decision by the Wilson grand jury.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson

 Eric Holder Doesn't Like the Leaks Coming From Ferguson

Eric Holder Doesn’t Like the Leaks Coming From Ferguson

by Julianne Hing on October 24 2014, 12:40PM

He’s “exasperated.”

Topics: Criminal Justice

Expert Who Analyzed Leaked Mike Brown Autopsy Report Says She Was Taken Out of Context

Expert Who Analyzed Leaked Mike Brown Autopsy Report Says She Was Taken Out of Context

by Carla Murphy on October 23 2014, 1:00PM

“You cannot interpret autopsy reports in a vacuum,” says forensic pathologist

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Gunshot Residue Found on Vonderrit Myers, Police Say

Gunshot Residue Found on Vonderrit Myers, Police Say

by Julianne Hing on October 15 2014, 12:07PM

The St. Louis Police Association calls the teen “no angel.”

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Watch: Town Hall on Race, Policing and Civil Rights in the U.S.

Watch: Town Hall on Race, Policing and Civil Rights in the U.S.

by Carla Murphy on October 14 2014, 5:06PM

Livestream begins 7p.m. EST; Tweet questions to panelists at #BHeard

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Dispatch from Ferguson: Convenience Store Owners Talk Race

Dispatch from Ferguson: Convenience Store Owners Talk Race

by Deepa Iyer on October 14 2014, 7:00AM

In Ferguson for the National Weekend of Resistance, activist and writer Deepa Iyer talked to area South Asian and Arab-American shopkeepers about race, community and police.

Topics: Dispatches, Ferguson

Here's More On That St. Louis Symphony Flash Mob

Here’s More On That St. Louis Symphony Flash Mob

by Carla Murphy on October 6 2014, 6:02PM

Listen to the Rebel Diaz track that inspired “Requiem for Mike Brown.”

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Following Ferguson: Grand Jury Being Investigated For Possible Misconduct

Following Ferguson: Grand Jury Being Investigated For Possible Misconduct

by Carla Murphy on October 2 2014, 10:15AM

Rumored leak captured on Twitter.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Organized Labor Takes on Race and Michael Brown

Organized Labor Takes on Race and Michael Brown

by Carla Murphy on October 2 2014, 7:00AM

For workers of color, traditional labor issues such as benefits and wages are only part of what unions must grapple with.

Topics: Labor

'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' in Hong Kong Protests?

‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ in Hong Kong Protests?

by Carla Murphy on September 29 2014, 10:12AM

Some see Ferguson in Hong Kong. Are they right?

Topics: Ferguson, Media, /NOW

[VIDEO] Ferguson Police Chief Apologizes to Michael Brown's Family

[VIDEO] Ferguson Police Chief Apologizes to Michael Brown’s Family

by Carla Murphy on September 25 2014, 12:17PM

Chief Thomas Jackson apologizes for the length of time that Michael Brown’s body lay in the street

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

In Ferguson, an 11-Year-Old Boy Grabs the Mic

In Ferguson, an 11-Year-Old Boy Grabs the Mic

by Carla Murphy on September 22 2014, 10:10AM

Marquis Govan doesn’t mince words on “CBS Sunday Morning.”

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Big Labor Steps Up Around Ferguson and Race

Big Labor Steps Up Around Ferguson and Race

by Carla Murphy on September 17 2014, 4:41PM

“Our brother killed our sister’s son,” AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka says of Darren Wilson and Michael Brown

Topics: Ferguson, Labor, /NOW

In Ferguson, Healing Proves Elusive

In Ferguson, Healing Proves Elusive

by Carla Murphy on September 16 2014, 7:00AM

“The officials just don’t have any answers for anything,”says one activist.

Topics: Ferguson

Everything You Need to Know About Michael Brown's Juvie Record

Everything You Need to Know About Michael Brown’s Juvie Record

by Aura Bogado on September 12 2014, 4:43PM

It’s all in this open lette.r

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Following Ferguson: Residents Head to State Capitol as Street Protests Continue

Following Ferguson: Residents Head to State Capitol as Street Protests Continue

by Carla Murphy on September 11 2014, 12:06PM

Meanwhile, new eyewitness testimony of Mike Brown’s final moments surfaces.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW, Politics

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