Michael Brown

The Anne Arundel County branch of the NAACP is holding a rally to protest the deaths of Missouri's Michael Brown and Maryland's Kendall Green. (Photo credit: Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

NAACP to Hold Rally on Missouri Police Shooting

The Anne Arundel County branch of the NAACP is holding a rally to protest the deaths of Missouri’s Michael Brown and Maryland’s Kendall Green.

08/21/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder shakes hands with Bri Ehsan, 25, right, following his meeting with students at St. Louis Community College Florissant Valley on Aug. 20, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Holder: I Understand Why Many Black Americans Don’t Trust Police

To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race.

08/21/2014

Redskins running back Evan Royster stiff-arms Browns defensive back Jim Leonhard during a preseason game at FedExField on Aug. 18, 2014 in Landover, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Redskins Players Address Monday’s Show of Solidarity With Ferguson

Several Redskins players exited the giant inflatable helmet with their hands up. The statement they wanted to make was obvious.

08/20/2014

Then Sen. Barack Obama greets his supporters as scholar Cornel West stands next to him during "A Night at the Apollo" fundraiser event at the Apollo Theater on Nov. 29, 2007 in the Harlem neighborhood in New York City. (credit: Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images)

Cornel West: ‘Disgusting To Have A Black President Unable To Keep Track Of What’s Going On Among The Black Youth’

Political activist Cornel West slammed President Barack Obama for his “disgusting” response to the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., by a white police officer.

08/20/2014

Demonstrators march during a protest on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 18, 2014. (credit: Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Dem Rep: Obama Doesn’t Need To Come To Ferguson, Would Add ‘Another Distortion’

A Democratic lawmaker from Missouri doesn’t believe President Barack Obama needs to visit Ferguson as violent protests over the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer enters its second week.

08/19/2014

President Barack Obama gives a statement during a press conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on Aug. 18, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Analyst: Obama ‘Needs To Use His Bully Pulpit To Step Up And Articulate’ The Racial Tension In Ferguson

Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson is calling on President Barack Obama to “step up” and articulate to Americans what’s really fueling the protests in Ferguson following the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer.

08/19/2014

President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder speak on the situation in Ferguson, Mo., where nightly riots have occurred following the shooting of Michael Brown by police, prior to a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 18, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Former AG Gonzales: DOJ Mounts Aggressive, Unusual Response To Michael Brown Case

The U.S. Department of Justice has mounted an unusually swift and aggressive response to the death of Michael Brown, from an independent autopsy to dozens of FBI agents combing Ferguson, Missouri, for witnesses to the shooting of the unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.

08/19/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Avoiding Personalizing This Latest Bout Of Racial Friction

As Obama pleads for calm and understanding in Ferguson, Missouri, he’s struggling to determine what role — if any — the nation’s first black president can play in defusing a crisis that has laid bare the profound sense of injustice felt by African-Americans across the country.

08/19/2014

Demonstrators protesting the August 9 police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown react as police fire tear gas on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri early on August 17, 2014.  A crowd of some 200 demonstrators defied a curfew that came into effect in Ferguson early on August 17, days after police shot dead the unarmed black teen, triggering a wave of rioting. (Photo by Joshua LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA Extends Ban on Low-Flying Aircraft Over Ferguson

The Federal Aviation Administration has extended a ban on flights operating below 3,000 feet over Ferguson, Missouri, for a week “to provide a safe environment for law enforcement activities.”

08/18/2014

President Barack Obama said during a statement on Aug. 18, that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama on Ferguson: Time to Listen, Not Just Shout

Calling for understanding in the face of racially charged anger, President Barack Obama said Monday that the vast majority of protesters in a St. Louis suburb were peaceful, but warned that a small minority was undermining justice for the unarmed black man shot and killed by police.

08/18/2014

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