Ferguson

Police confront protestors after riioting broke out following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Official: U.S. Report Finds Racial Bias in Ferguson Police

A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, a law enforcement official familiar with the report said Tuesday.

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Attorney General Eric Holder makes a separate statement on the unrest after the unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Holder Says He Expects to Finish Ferguson Probes Soon

Attorney General Eric Holder says he expects the Justice Department to announce before he leaves office the result of separate federal investigations into the Ferguson, Missouri shooting.

02/17/2015

The Justice Department watchdog has found the FBI has improved handling of national security letters, but says the agency could do better. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

AP Source: FBI Completes Federal Probe of Ferguson Shooting

The FBI has completed its investigation into the police shooting of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, a U.S. official said Wednesday.

01/21/2015

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12/23/2014

The Newseum in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Newseum to Display Items from Ferguson Protests

The Newseum is displaying items from the protests and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, as an extension of the Washington museum’s exhibit about civil rights.

12/18/2014

Thousands take part in the Justice for All March and Rally on Pennsylvania Avenue to the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on December 13, 2014, to protest the killings of unarmed African-Americans by police officers and the decisions by Grand Juries to not indict them. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Families of Michael Brown, Eric Garner Join Protesters in March on Washington

Protesters plan to converge on the nation’s capital Saturday to help bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police and call for legislative action.

12/13/2014

D.C. Ferguson protesters make their way down Constitution Ave.  ( Photo Credit: Cameron Thompson/All News 99.1)

Questions Rising over Who’s in Charge of Protests

Who, if anyone, is leading the emerging movement around the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner — younger activists or legacy civil rights groups?

12/12/2014

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Driving While Black? App Developers Aim to Help

Though the developers of the soon-to-be released “Driving While Black” smartphone application want motorists to download their product, there is a time when they definitely don’t want users searching for it.

12/11/2014

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Black Officers Torn Between Duty and Race

Jorge “Jinho” Ferreira feels the tension between being black and carrying a badge every day as a sheriff’s deputy in Alameda County, California.

12/11/2014

An activist makes signs in preparation for a planned protest against police brutality in memory of Eric Garner. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Obama: Many People ‘Troubled’ By Eric Garner Video

In an interview with BET, President Obama says the video makes it harder to argue that “maybe blacks are exaggerating” about aggressive police behavior.

12/08/2014

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