Ferguson

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Participants in Black Lives Matter protests have marked an all-too-common rite of passage for social justice movements in the U.S.—they've been systematically spied on by the federal government. According to exclusive reporting from The Intercept published Friday afternoon, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been monitoring and...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
On the same day that clergy from about 40 churches marched through downtown...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The off-duty police officer who fatally shot black 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers...

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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."