Michael Brown was gunned down in Ferguson, and waves of rioting have convulsed the St. Louis suburb for more than 10 days.
St. Louis native Nelly, Talib Kweli and J. Cole have joined the protests in Ferguson.
More than a dozen civil and human rights groups are appealing for openness in the investigation of the police shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Police and protesters collided in the streets of Ferguson again late Monday, a day after the Missouri governor summoned the National Guard to help restore calm to the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.
Hedy Epstein, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor was reportedly arrested on Monday during unrest over the death of Michael Brown.
President Barack Obama spoke from the White House on Monday regarding both the situation in Iraq and in Ferguson.
Missouri authorities leading the investigation into the police shooting death of Michael Brown are increasingly facing questions about whether their eventual findings can be seen as credible.
Human rights group Amnesty International has taken “unprecedented” action to deal with unrest in Ferguson by sending a delegation that has never before been deployed inside the United States.
Police tried to push them back by firing tear gas while shouting over a bullhorn that the protest was no longer peaceful.
The New York Times is reporting that a preliminary private autopsy performed on Michael Brown show the 18-year-old was shot at least six times, including at least six in the head.