When officer Darren Wilson killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown last August, Sasha Banks wanted to use poetry to hold the country accountable.
By Corinne Segal
The Justice Department is close to an agreement with the Ferguson, Missouri, police department on a deal that would bring sweeping changes to the agency.
By Eric Tucker and Jim Salter, Associated Press
Still healing one year after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, Ferguson Councilman Wesley Bell joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype from St. Louis, to discuss the state of the city today.
By PBS NewsHour
The death of Michael Brown and a grand jury's subsequent decision not to indict the officer who shot him spurred nationwide protests. But the events in Ferguson also inspired creative responses from artistic communities both within St. Louis County and across the…
By Carey Reed
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — In only a few minutes on national television, the beatings of civil rights marchers by police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, dragged the inhumanity of Southern segregation into America’s living rooms as never before.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, Mexican authorities arrested Omar Trevino Morales, the head of the notorious Zetas cartel, during an early morning raid. Known as “Z-42,” Morales was wanted in both the U.S. and Mexico for drug trafficking, kidnapping and…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The Justice Department won't prosecute former a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but in a scathing report released Wednesday faulted the city and its law enforcement for racial bias.
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