Ferguson

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 chiefs and the nation reeled from the latest incident of police violence gone viral, FBI director James Comey has come under renewed fire for further driving a wedge between law enforcement and the communities they are supposed to serve. Comey on Friday and again Monday...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Sunday gave a candid endorsement of the...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A panel of activists, researchers, community members, and other volunteers on...

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."