While mourners lay Michael Brown to rest, the meaning and impact of the death of the unarmed African-American teenager continues to provoke discourse around the nation. For insight on the debate over criminal justice and race, Gwen Ifill talks to…
By Associated Press
The parents of Michael Brown, the young black man whose fatal shooting by a white police officer sparked days of racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, are calling for a "day of silence" Monday when thousands are expected to attend Brown's…
By Terence Burlij, Domenico Montanaro, Simone Pathe, Rachel Wellford
Today in the Morning Line: Obama returns to DC with Islamic State, Ferguson on front burner Lawmakers demand ISIL plan from White House Michael Brown funeral scheduled for 11 a.m. ET Monday 2016 update with Rand, Rick and Ryan…
By Elisabeth Ponsot
In the borough of Staten Island in New York City on Saturday, thousands marched to seek justice in the death of an unarmed black man, Eric Garner, who was killed by police on July 17.
By PBS NewsHour
By Ruth Tam, Hari Sreenivasan
Even with two investigations underway regarding Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Mo., questions raised during two weeks of riots over the lethal use of police force are unlikely to fade. Did Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot Brown,…
What does a 21st century protest song sound like? If you're folk musician Ezra Furman, it echoes of Bob Dylan. If you're legendary songwriter Lauryn Hill, it borrows from Rodgers and Hammerstein. If you're hip hop artist J. Cole, it's…
By Mike Fritz, Quinn Bowman
Amid protest and tension over the killing of Michael Brown, the residents of Ferguson, Missouri, are contemplating what the events in their community mean for them and the whole country. Hari Sreenivasan offers an array of voices from Ferguson.
By PBS NewsHour
Attorney General Eric Holder arrived in Ferguson, Missouri, to meet with the family of Michael Brown, as well as other community members, and receive an update from the FBI on the federal civil rights investigation of the shooting. Officials hoped…
By Charles Pulliam-Moore, Margaret Myers
The clash between protesters and law enforcement continues to escalate in Ferguson, Missouri, as violence that plagues the St. Louis suburb moves into its 10th day. Overnight, 31 people were arrested from as far away as California and New York.
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