Instead, voters in the predominately African-American city chose to re-elect Mayor James Knowles III, the same man who during the 2014 protests said his city didn't have a race problem.
Police are investigating after an armed man was shot by a private security guard in Ferguson, Missouri, The Associated Press reports.
What makes the video the source of ire for protesters is that after Brown’s death at the hands of Police Officer Darren Wilson, who was not charged in Brown’s death, police released surveillance footage from the Ferguson Market, allegedly showing Brown pushing one of the clerks—participating in what the police called a “strong-armed robbery”—and supposedly justifying the officer's use of force against the unarmed teen.
Ferguson activist Darren Seals was found shot dead in a burning car on Tuesday morning. He was the sixth Black man found under similar circumstances within the past two years and represents a major concern for the people of Ferguson. Rapper/activist and friend Tef Poe shared on NewsOne Now, “The community is clear on what’s going on […]
A lawsuit accuses 13 St. Louis suburbs of extorting poor Black residents. Attorneys say they're operating debtor's prisons.
Marc Lamont Hill appeared on NewsOne Now to talk about his new book which examines a growing crisis in America where a particular demographic of citizens are being made vulnerable and exploitable as revenue generators. In Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond, Hill examines how unrelated capitalism, public policy, […]
According to a review of the book by The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the authors were seeking to spread a message of “hope, healing and unity,” but instead many are saying the book doesn't do enough to explain the traverse effects surrounding what led to the city's collapse.