Category Archives: Civil Rights

#Ferguson City Council Meeting

OMG! The police horror stories in #Ferguson. No surprise at all AG Eric Holder ordered a probe of the entire police department & beyond. Jim Crow will not DIE. After hearing all of these horror stories, no way the Ferguson police … Continue reading

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Video | Attorney General Eric Holder Announces Ferguson, MO Police Probe

AG Holder to Ron Johnson: We’re coming after the FPD, Brother, and your hands had better be clean. Aug. 20, 2014 file photo, Attorney General Eric Holder talks with Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol at Drake’s … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | #HealSTL

A volunteer folds #HealSTL shirts. The org is selling them for a $9 donation. Heal STL has grown from a hashtag to a headquarters where community leaders, volunteers and would-be volunteers gather, organize, sell T-shirts and prepare for the change … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | #HealSTL

Antonio French pins a map of Ferguson to the wall at his new office that he just opened in Ferguson on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 27, 2014. French plans to do voter registration out of the office. Photo by J.B. Forbes, … Continue reading

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Photo gallery: National March on Ferguson

Posted in Civil Rights, Current Events, Democracy, discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Justice, Justice for Michael Brown, News, Open Thread, Photos, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 79 Comments

Call to Action: National March on Ferguson

The Justice for Michael Brown Leadership Coalition will be holding a massive demonstration in Ferguson, Mo at Ground Zero on Saturday, August 30th, 10:00 am Central Time and are calling for supporters nationwide to stand with them in solidarity in … Continue reading

Posted in Black History, Civil Rights, Current Events, Democracy, discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Institutional Racism, Justice, Justice for Michael Brown, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism, US Department of Justice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 81 Comments

Ferguson Open Thread | Justice for Michael Brown

This is the cover of Ferguson for Time Magazine. No wonder they arrested the photographer that took this picture. Lawrence O’Donnell revealed on his show last night that there WAS NO INCIDENT REPORT WRITTEN ABOUT THE SHOOTING OF MICHAEL BROWN … Continue reading

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