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.
By Joshua Barajas
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 PBS NewsHour
In America, all black men are Michael Brown, says Tommy J. Curry, a professor of philosophy at Texas A&M University.
By Tommy J. Curry, Texas A&M University
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 Kevin Freking, Associated Press
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…
By Mary Jo Brooks
Clinton Smith's debut collection of poetry, "Counting Descent", examines what it means to grow up Black in America. Smith recounts moments from childhood when Black lives were celebrated and juxtaposes them with incidents that have become all too common in…
By Jim Salter, Associated Press
Two years later, the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson remains so politically sensitive that it has been injected into Missouri's gubernatorial campaign.
In the Greek tragedy “Antigone,” the title character is told that she cannot bury her brother, who has been killed. Echoes of the classical work rang out in 2014, when Michael Brown was shot by police and left dead in…
By Associated Press
Ferguson city leaders, struggling to balance a budget decimated by fallout from the unrest that followed the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, will ask voters in August for a second tax increase,…
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