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.
The city of St. Louis is looking to boost minority recruiting efforts in its police and fire departments.
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.
Redditt Hudson says he was disillusioned with the criminal justice process and the way race impacts it.
Several top law enforcement officials took part in the march
The Christian Coalition, NAACP, Urban League and others are meeting tonight to talk about keeping the protests peaceful and productive.
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 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.
On Aug. 9, 18-year-old Michael Brown, a recent high school graduate about to start college, was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer. Brown was unarmed.
There was another night of unrest in Ferguson, but less than two hours earlier, the NAACP talked with community members at the Murchison Tabernacle CME Church in Jennings.