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Here's A Preview of Darren Wilson's First TV Interview, Airing Tonight

Here’s A Preview of Darren Wilson’s First TV Interview, Airing Tonight

by Carla Murphy on November 25 2014, 4:13PM

Wilson reportedly says he would not do anything different that day.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

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

Rapper Killer Mike in St. Louis: 'I'm So Afraid' for My Sons

Rapper Killer Mike in St. Louis: ‘I’m So Afraid’ for My Sons

by Jamilah King on November 25 2014, 10:37AM

“It is us against the motherfucking machine.”

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

Nationwide Protests Erupt for Mike Brown After Grand Jury Fails to Indict

Nationwide Protests Erupt for Mike Brown After Grand Jury Fails to Indict

by Jamilah King on November 25 2014, 10:18AM

Here’s a look at different scenes from across the country.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Grand Jury Fails to Indict Darren Wilson, a Country Mourns

Grand Jury Fails to Indict Darren Wilson, a Country Mourns

by Jamilah King on November 25 2014, 9:48AM

This is what I’m reading up on today.

Topics: /NOW

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

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

Utah Police Kill More People than Gang Members

Utah Police Kill More People than Gang Members

by Carla Murphy on November 24 2014, 4:24PM

More attention is being paid, nationally, to police use of force

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Marissa Alexander Pleads Guilty

Marissa Alexander Pleads Guilty

by Carla Murphy on November 24 2014, 2:41PM

Deal ends four-year case that, along with Trayvon Martin’s murder, thrust Florida’s Stand Your Ground law into national spotlight.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

ICYMI: Giuliani and Dyson Debate 'Black on Black Crime'

ICYMI: Giuliani and Dyson Debate ‘Black on Black Crime’

by Carla Murphy on November 24 2014, 11:38AM

Interview threatens to get out of control as Giuliani uses “black-on-black crime” to explain high white police presence.

Topics: Media, /NOW