A grand jury considering whether or not to indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, will reconvene for deliberations Monday, with a decision possibly coming next week. The NewsHour’s Stephen Fee is in Ferguson, where…
By Associated Press
With a decision by a Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury believed to be imminent, Attorney General Eric Holder is exhorting police across the nation to prepare appropriately for demonstrations and "minimize needless confrontation" with protesters.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed an executive order Monday declaring a state of emergency as Ferguson and the larger St. Louis area prepare to learn whether a grand jury will charge police officer Darren Wilson with the killing of teenager…
Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. joined a delegation that took the events surrounding their son's killing to an international forum, listing several recommendations for the United Nations Committee Against Torture to help "end racial profiling and police brutality against…
By PBS NewsHour
By Joshua Barajas
After the official autopsy on Michael Brown was leaked to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Wednesday, details of the autopsy seemed to be partially misconstrued, according to outside experts commissioned by the newspaper to review the report.
An autopsy report leaked to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch suggests Michael Brown -- the Ferguson, Missouri, teen who was killed by police officer Darren Wilson -- was shot in the hand at close range and might have been reaching for…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department plans to open a wide-ranging civil rights investigation into the practices of the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department following the shooting last month of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer in the St.
Students from PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab sites around the country weigh in on the events in Ferguson and how the killing of Michael Brown has affected their view of race in America.
By Dr. Marcia Chatelain
I had no idea the response I would get when I decided to use the hashtag #FergusonSyllabus on Twitter, which has received attention from hundreds of educators so far.
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