NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 25:  Protesters react to the St. Louis grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown on November 25, 2014 in New York City.  Michael Brown was shot by Officer Darren Wilson on August 9, 2014, his death sparked riots in Ferguson Missouri in August.  (Photo by Justin Heiman/Getty Images)

NAACP: Grand Jury Decision Not to Indict Darren Wilson a ‘Brutal Injustice’

The head of the NAACP is calling the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown a “brutal injustice.”


Residents begin to gather at the Michael Brown memorial ahead of the grand jury announcement on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

NAACP Announces March From Ferguson To Jeff City

President Cornell Brooks says they’ll call on Gov. Nixon to remove the Ferguson police chief


Cornell William Brooks (C), president of the NAACP, speaks alongside civil rights leader and immigration reform activists during a press conference discussing immigration reform at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 20, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

NAACP President: Ferguson Demonstrators ‘Young Practitioners of Democracy’

The head of the NAACP believes it was “presumptuous” for Gov. Jay Nixon to declare a state of emergency before a grand jury announced its decision whether or not to indict Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.


File photo of a police car. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

St. Louis to Roll Out Police Diversity Effort

The city of St. Louis is looking to boost minority recruiting efforts in its police and fire departments.


A demonstrator holds a sign reading, "Dont Shoot", with a picture of Michael Brown on August 17, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Calls Continue for Arrest of Ferguson Police Officer in Michael Brown Shooting

Those demanding the arrest of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson made their point by holding a press conference on the sidewalk right outside police headquarters.


Police speak to a protester as they try to control the crowd on Aug. 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Former St. Louis Police Officer Says ‘Disillusionment’ Prompted Switch to NAACP Career

Redditt Hudson says he was disillusioned with the criminal justice process and the way race impacts it.


Photo: KMOX (Brad Choat)

NAACP March Draws Big Crowd in Ferguson

Several top law enforcement officials took part in the march


Demonstrators raise their hands and chant "hands up, don't shoot" during a protest over the killing of Michael Brown on August 12, 2014 in Clayton, Missouri. Some reports state that Brown hand his hands in the air when he was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday in suburban Ferguson, Missouri. Two days of unrest including rioting and looting have followed the shooting in Ferguson.  Browns parents have publicly asked for order. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Groups Meeting Tonight to Plan Future Peaceful Protests

The Christian Coalition, NAACP, Urban League and others are meeting tonight to talk about keeping the protests peaceful and productive.


Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Rights Groups Call for Openness in Brown Case

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 take up position to control demonstrators who were protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 12, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police: Officer Shoots, Critically Wounds Suspect Near Ferguson

Police in St. Louis County say an officer shot and critically wounded a suspect early Wednesday near Ferguson, the suburb of the city of St. Louis where a fatal weekend police shooting sparked two nights of violent protests, reports CBS St. Louis affiliate KMOV-TV.




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