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By Dan Cooney, Jaywon Choe, Sam Lane, Leah Nagy, Rachel Wellford, Julia Griffin
In 2014, 18-year-old Michael Brown Jr. was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Like George Floyd, his death led to weeks of protests and some violent clashes with law enforcement, and gave birth to the…
By Yamiche Alcindor
The killing of Michael Brown, a young unarmed Black man, by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, six years ago, sparked protests which changed the civil rights movement in the nation. Brittany Ferrell, an activist and organizer for the political…
By Ivette Feliciano
It was nearly six years ago that a grand jury declined to indict Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot Brown, a Black 18-year-old.
By Jim Salter, Associated Press
Jones spoke with the PBS NewsHour about her thoughts on police reform and this period in the U.S.
By Candice Norwood
By Yamiche Alcindor, Maea Lenei Buhre, Jaywon Choe
Friday marks the fifth anniversary of the deadly Ferguson, Missouri, shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown Jr. by a white police officer. Protesters gathered in Ferguson after the incident to voice outrage, but the officer was never charged. Since then, activists…
By Laura Santhanam
These numbers are “conservative,” and many killings likely go unreported, researchers said in this recent study.
By PBS NewsHour
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 Sadie Gurman and Russell Contreras, Associated Press
An FBI report on the rise of black “extremists” is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights movement, when the bureau spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws.
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