Jones spoke with the PBS NewsHour about her thoughts on police reform and this period in the U.S.
By Candice Norwood
It’s been five years since Michael Brown Jr. was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The incident sparked protests, questions about race and police brutality and a Justice Department conclusion that the city’s law enforcement practices…
By PBS NewsHour
Police militarization neither reduces rates of violent crime nor changes the number of officers assaulted or killed, a new study finds. It is arguably the nation’s first systematic analysis on the use and consequences of militarized police forces.
By Nsikan Akpan
A seven-term prosecuting attorney in St. Louis County who gained national attention in his handling of the investigation of the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson lost a primary challenge Tuesday to a black Ferguson councilman, according to…
By Jim Salter, Associated Press
By Joshua Barajas
As protests continue for a fourth day, here's a look at the original case and how Stockley's role in Smith's death has affected racial tensions in St. Louis today.
As filmmaker Damon Davis tells it, being black in America comes with anxiety. To survive, he says, you’re constantly walking on eggshells because the way you talk and the clothes on your back can be used as a weapon against…
By Tommy J. Curry, Texas A&M University
In America, all black men are Michael Brown, says Tommy J. Curry, a professor of philosophy at Texas A&M University.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Several Republicans had complained about the painting, which shows a pig in a police uniform aiming a gun at a protester, and even took down the artwork temporarily.
By Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press
There has been a concern, largely shared in anecdotes, of officers holding back on stopping suspicious people or other policing out of concern that they'd be cast as racist. But the Pew survey provides the first national evidence that those…
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