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Ferguson Matters for Non-Black Communities of Color, Too

Ferguson Matters for Non-Black Communities of Color, Too

by Julianne Hing on August 20 2014, 2:15PM

“When law enforcement trample on the rights of any group, we must all resist,” writes Deepa Iyer.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Michael Brown, /NOW

Eric Holder's Civil Rights Surge

Eric Holder’s Civil Rights Surge

by Kai Wright on August 20 2014, 1:44PM

Holder came into office with the explicit mission of restoring the Civil Rights Division. In Ferguson, he seems eager to show his progress.

Topics: Michael Brown, /NOW, Politics

A German War Correspondent's Harrowing Take on Ferguson

A German War Correspondent’s Harrowing Take on Ferguson

by Aura Bogado on August 20 2014, 1:14PM

He’s been in Gaza, Iraq and Vietnam—and now, the United States

Topics: Michael Brown, /NOW

Cornel West Calls Out Obama's Hypocrisy on Ferguson

Cornel West Calls Out Obama’s Hypocrisy on Ferguson

by Raven Rakia on August 20 2014, 11:44AM

‘The hypocrisy is overwhelming there. Spare me.’

Topics: Michael Brown, /NOW

Missouri Politician: Justice is an 'Anglo American Tradition'

Missouri Politician: Justice is an ‘Anglo American Tradition’

by Aura Bogado on August 20 2014, 11:23AM

The comments probably couldn’t come at a worse time

Topics: Michael Brown, /NOW

[VIDEO] Following Ferguson: Tuesday Round-Up

[VIDEO] Following Ferguson: Tuesday Round-Up

by Carla Murphy on August 19 2014, 5:09PM

Provocative commentary sparked by Ferguson

Topics: Michael Brown, /NOW, Society

Police Shoot and Kill Another Black Man Near Ferguson

Police Shoot and Kill Another Black Man Near Ferguson

by Aura Bogado on August 19 2014, 4:21PM

Details are still emerging

Topics: Michael Brown, /NOW

Protesters Gather at CNN's Atlanta Headquarters

Protesters Gather at CNN’s Atlanta Headquarters

by Jamilah King on August 19 2014, 2:06PM

But they’re pretending like it didn’t happen.

Topics: Culture, Michael Brown

Pew Survey Explores Racial Attitudes Toward Ferguson Crisis*

Pew Survey Explores Racial Attitudes Toward Ferguson Crisis*

by Aura Bogado on August 19 2014, 1:22PM

Some of the results may surprise you.

Topics: Michael Brown, /NOW

Ferguson Hires All-White PR Firm to Help Deal With Black Uprising

Ferguson Hires All-White PR Firm to Help Deal With Black Uprising

by Jamilah King on August 19 2014, 12:51PM

The city’s leaders just don’t get it.

Topics: Culture, Michael Brown

The Case for Body-Mounted Cameras on Cops

The Case for Body-Mounted Cameras on Cops

by Julianne Hing on August 19 2014, 12:14PM

Use of force dropped nearly 60 percent in one California district where cops started wearing cameras.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Michael Brown, /NOW

What The World Sees In Ferguson; U.N. Secretary General Urges Restraint

What The World Sees In Ferguson; U.N. Secretary General Urges Restraint

by Carla Murphy on August 19 2014, 11:26AM

Timing of Ferguson protests coincides with international review in Geneva of U.S. progress on eliminating racism

Topics: Global Affairs, Michael Brown, /NOW

No, CNN, Ferguson Doesn't Need Water Cannons

No, CNN, Ferguson Doesn’t Need Water Cannons

by Aura Bogado on August 19 2014, 11:16AM

Some please hand Rosemary Church a history book.

Topics: Michael Brown, /NOW

NFL Players Show Support for Michael Brown and Ferguson During Pre-season Game

NFL Players Show Support for Michael Brown and Ferguson During Pre-season Game

by Jamilah King on August 19 2014, 11:10AM

Hands up.

Topics: Michael Brown, /NOW

Stop-and-Frisk Chief Ray Kelly Thinks Ferguson Cops Went Too Far

Stop-and-Frisk Chief Ray Kelly Thinks Ferguson Cops Went Too Far

by Jamilah King on August 19 2014, 10:49AM

Yeah, it’s that bad.

Topics: Culture, Michael Brown

Sybrina Fulton Writes Moving Letter to Michael Brown's Family

Sybrina Fulton Writes Moving Letter to Michael Brown’s Family

by Jamilah King on August 19 2014, 10:29AM

She knows what it feels like to bury a son while the world is watching.

Topics: Culture, Michael Brown

Michael Brown and the Danger of the Perfect Victim Frame

Michael Brown and the Danger of the Perfect Victim Frame

by Jamilah King on August 19 2014, 9:30AM

His humanity weighed much more than his so-called indiscretions. His life still matters. And so does his death.

Topics: Michael Brown

The Obama Speech You Actually Want to Hear

The Obama Speech You Actually Want to Hear

by Aura Bogado on August 18 2014, 6:16PM

In no other country on Earth was this speech even possible.

Topics: Michael Brown, /NOW

Following the Facts About Ferguson: Monday Round-Up

Following the Facts About Ferguson: Monday Round-Up

by Carla Murphy on August 18 2014, 6:06PM

Facts, not opinion, to help you understand Ferguson

Topics: Michael Brown, /NOW, Society

Remembering 7 'Race Riots' That Happened Exactly 50 Years Ago

Remembering 7 ‘Race Riots’ That Happened Exactly 50 Years Ago

by Aura Bogado on August 18 2014, 5:42PM

What’s changed since?

Topics: Michael Brown, /NOW

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