Michael Brown

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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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Protesters Stage ‘Die-In’ At Dept. of Justice HQ

Protesters are staging a 4.5-hour “die-in” in front of the Department of Justice headquarters Monday.

12/08/2014

Protestors display signs outside the White House November 24, 2014 in Washington, DC  following the announcement that the white policeman who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, will not face charges. US President Barack Obama urged calm as violent protests broke out on the streets of Ferguson after a grand jury decided officer Darren Wilson will not face charges for killing Michael Brown. (Photo credit: Eva Hambach/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Unveils Federal Law Enforcement Profiling Ban

The Obama administration issued guidelines Monday that ban federal law enforcement from profiling on the basis of religion, national origin and other characteristics, protocols the Justice Department hopes could be a model for local departments as the nation tackles questions about the role race plays in policing.

12/08/2014

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3 Ferguson Protesters Arrested in Maryland

Three men protesting the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of white police officers in New York City and Ferguson, Missouri were arrested on Maryland’s Eastern shore just as an annual Christmas parade was about to start.

12/08/2014

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George Bush: Eric Garner ‘Verdict Was Hard To Understand’

Former President George W. Bush said that the grand jury’s verdict “was hard to understand” to not indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for Eric Garner’s death.

12/05/2014

Hillary Clinton Speaks

Hillary Clinton: ‘We Have Allowed Our Criminal Justice System To Get Out Of Balance’

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday the nation’s criminal justice system is “out of balance” and she supports federal reviews of police-involved deaths of black men in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City.

12/05/2014

Holder described it as one of "several recent incidents that have tested the sense of trust that must exist between law enforcement and the communities they are charged to serve and protect." (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Justice Dept. To Investigate NYC Chokehold Death

Holder described it as one of “several recent incidents that have tested the sense of trust that must exist between law enforcement and the communities they are charged to serve and protect.”

12/03/2014

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D.C. Ferguson Protesters Block Evening Commuters

Ferguson protesters in the District blocked traffic on Wednesday night following a separate grand jury decision not to indict the officer involved in the choke-hold death of an African American man in New York City.

12/03/2014

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