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
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…
These numbers are “conservative,” and many killings likely go unreported, researchers said in this recent study.
By Laura Santhanam
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.
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.
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.
Here's a look at what happened in those trials and in other major police shooting cases, as well as what's next for the families of the victims and the officers involved.
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