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,…
The Ferguson, Missouri, City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a number of changes to a raft of reforms meant to improve its courts and police, drawing a swift rebuke from the Justice Department.
By Errin Haines, Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA — More white Americans now share the view, long held by minorities, that racism is a national problem and should be confronted, according to an analysis of recent public opinion polling.
The City of Ferguson, Missouri, announced on Wednesday a proposed deal with the Justice Department on sweeping changes to its policing protocols, 16 months after the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a white officer.
By Corinne Segal
When officer Darren Wilson killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown last August, Sasha Banks wanted to use poetry to hold the country accountable.
By Eric Tucker and Jim Salter, Associated Press
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 Corinne Segal
How does a poet even begin to address what happened to Michael Brown? That’s the question at the center of “Working Title,” a piece by Mahogany Brown.
By DeRay McKesson
Mike Brown should be alive today. He should be home from his first year at college, visiting friends and enjoying summer as he prepares to return to campus.
Since 1988, American schools have grown more segregated. Jeffrey Brown talks to New York Times Magazine writer Nikole Hannah-Jones -- who recently wrote about school segregation in Ferguson, Missouri -- and Sheryll Cashin of Georgetown University Law Center.
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