Ferguson

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A new video that appears to show the immediate aftermath of Michael Brown’s shooting death in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9 corroborates earlier witness statements that the unarmed black teenager was surrendering to Officer Darren Wilson when he was killed. The footage, released by CNN on Thursday, shows two construction workers reacting to the...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
At the Ferguson city council’s first public meeting on Tuesday since the...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
One month after Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was shot to death by...

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."

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