Ferguson

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The off-duty police officer who fatally shot black 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers in Shaw, Missouri last October will not be charged in his death. Myers' killing, which occurred shortly after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson, fueled growing civil rights protests. Officer Jason Flanery shot at Myers 17 times on the night...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The family of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teen shot to death by a police...
Jon Queally, staff writer
A pair of relatively small newspapers, covering stories of compelling...

Further

Rage simmers on in Ferguson even as a judge turned down an ACLU move to block repressive police actions there. Still, many are speaking up and calling out what Kareem Abdul-Jabbar calls the "systemic racism (and) class warfare" against America's 50 million poor - with moves for new laws, less hardware, fundraising - without which "we will be gathering over and over again beside the dead bodies of our murdered children, parents, and neighbors."