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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

Dr. Michael Baden points to an autopsy diagram showing where the gun shots hit Michael Brown as family attorney's Benjamin Crump (L) and Daryl Parks look on during a press conference at  the Greater St. Marks Family Church on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Missouri Governor Sends National Guard to Ferguson

Missouri’s governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets well ahead of a curfew.

08/18/2014

File photo of US Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder Asks For Federal Autopsy On Missouri Teen

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has asked for the Justice Department to arrange an autopsy on the body of Michael Brown by a federal medical examiner.

08/17/2014

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