Ferguson

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that evidence recovered during illegal stops may still be used in court, if police officers conducted their searches after learning that a defendant had an outstanding arrest warrant. In a 5-3 ruling (pdf), the Supreme Court said such searches do not violate the Fourth Amendment, which protects against "...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday filed a civil lawsuit against...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
In what appeared to be a reference to Comey's "Ferguson effect" claim, President Obama on Tuesday told an assembly of police chiefs that they can't "cherry-pick" crime data. (Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP)
As President Obama spoke Tuesday to an international conference of police...

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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."