Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Hawkins shirt reads: "Justice for Tamir Rice and John Crawford." (Screenshot via ESPN)
Cleveland Browns receiver Andrew Hawkins says he should not have to apologize for wearing a T-shirt that called for "Justice for Tamir Rice and John Crawford," two Ohio victims of recent police killings. Hawkins' shirt, which he sported while walking onto the field before Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals, spurred ire from the head of...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Adding their voices to the growing call for justice, tens of thousands of...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The daughter of one of the men whose recent death at the hands of police has...


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."