Category Archives: Racism

#Ferguson police chief issues an apology

(CNN) — Ferguson Missouri, Police Chief Thomas Jackson apologized Thursday to the parents of Michael Brown, as well as to any peaceful protesters who feel he didn’t do “enough to protect their constitutional right to protest.” Specifically, he apologized that … Continue reading

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DOJ will host meeting in #Ferguson on civil rights investigation

FERGUSON • The Department of Justice Civil Rights Division will host a meeting Wednesday evening as part of its investigation of the Ferguson Police Department. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the student center at St. Louis … Continue reading

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NAACP Ask DOJ for a Special Review of #Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson

Posted in Current Events, discrimination, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Institutional Racism, Justice, Justice for Michael Brown, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 88 Comments

St Louis County Opinions on #Ferguson: Black vs White

This is so disturbing! According to the survey taken, Michael Brown’s SKIN was his SIN. Unarmed, running away, surrendering doesn’t mean a DAMN thing. Whites in St Louis County says Darren Wilson was justified for shooting down Michael Brown. It … Continue reading

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#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

Posted in Civil Rights, Current Events, Democracy, Domestic Terrorism, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Justice for Michael Brown, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 54 Comments

Attorney Nick Zotos: Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson roughed up drug suspect

Officer Darren Wilson arrested Christopher Brooks on Feb. 28, 2013, after catching him and another man allegedly packaging marijuana to sell while sitting in a car in Brooks’ grandmother’s driveway. Yahoo News obtained the full police report from Brooks’ lawyer, … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | #HealSTL

One of the byproducts of the aftermath of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson is the national attention that has been paid to the dramatic disparity in voter participation and political representation of African-Americans in the small suburb of … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Democracy, Empowerment, Gun Violence, Healing, Justice, Justice for Michael Brown, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Politics, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism, Voting Rights | Tagged , , , , , , | 36 Comments