The Rev. Al Sharpton says the country needs to come to terms with the fact that something is wrong in America, in the wake of the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Mo., said he is not concerned about slain Ferguson teenager Michael Brown’s funeral reigniting tensions this week, but said if there is no “justice” brought to the situation then “there is going to be a problem in the streets.”
The moment Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson shot an unarmed teenager, a 25-year-old Supreme Court case became the prism through which his actions will be legally judged.
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Lieutenant governor calls for state panel on use of deadly force
Following the unrest in Ferguson, fewer than half of Americans are satisfied with President Barack Obama’s response, but assessments are more positive than negative.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon continues to refuse to appoint a special prosecutor in the Michael Brown case, despite calls to do so to ease tensions in the streets.
He promised a full and open investigation of the Michael Brown shooting.
Filmmaker Spike Lee says the fatal shooting of unarmed Ferguson teenager Michael Brown is indicative of a national “war on the black male,” and that the “uprising” in Missouri is a response to years of racial tension and discrimination between U.S. authorities and the black community.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he would not seek the removal of the prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, which has sparked more than a week of nightly clashes between protesters and police.