Justice

The prison-industrial complex – or PIC – may sound like a relatively innocuous term. It is generally defined as “the rapid expansion of the U.S. inmate population due to the political influence of...

The new police state in Ferguson

Michael Brown has now been laid to rest, over two weeks after his August 9 execution-style killing by Ferguson Police Officer...

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The Brookings...

Ferguson Police Chief Jackson's priority was playing the race card after Michael Brown was summarily killed

On Aug. 9, police in Ferguson...

Et tu Putin?

[Commentary]

Ferguson, Missouri is a flashpoint.

The racial tensions, the over-militarized response of the police force...

Oprah gets the treatment

[FUNdraising Good Times]

In the heat of summer having a bucket of ice water thrown on you may not be a bad thing...

Prosecutor Bob McCulloch refuses to step down even after more than 70,000 petition signatures demanding he do so

[Speaking Truth To Power]

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Michael Brown -- latest victim of historical police brutality against Black males

Past Is Prologue

Marcus Mosiah Garvey once said...

McCulloch

[Publisher's Comment]

Bob McCulloch is already in a lose-lose situation and must be fired.

If he continues as prosecutor...

Eric Holder

After arriving in Ferguson this morning Attorney General Eric Holder attended a meeting organized by the Community Relations Service (CRS) that...

[Community Announcement]

At 6:30 p.m. CT, clergy will gather at Schnuck’s at Ladue Crossing (8867 Ladue Road) in Clayton, Missouri, and march to the County Prosecutor Bob...

As a former big city mayor of a racially diverse city, Cleveland, Ohio, I can understand the cross currents sweeping through Ferguson, Missouri.

We are at a moment of national crisis in the...

9/11 Commission report -- better sharing of information may have prevented attack

[Commentary]

One of the fundamental lessons of the 9/11 tragedy...

When enough is enough....

[Vantage Point]

 

State Of Emergency In Black America

 

When will it stop...

Dr. Baden shown during news conference

[The Michael Brown Killing]

Michael Brown could have survived four of the possibly six shots that...

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