Michael Brown's Mother Appears on DNC StageLezley McSpadden was one of the "Mothers of the Movement" invited to Philadelphia by Democrats
Trayvon Martin Family Welcomes Michael Brown Sr.Father of teen slain in Ferguson attends Florida prayer vigil
Reverend: Sharpton 'Always Seems To Be In The Right Places'Stepping to the pulpit at Greater Grace Church — minutes from where a suburban St. Louis police officer shot and killed an unarmed black 18-year-old — the Rev. Al Sharpton wielded the fiery words that have marked his long, often notorious career.
Alabama Teacher Suspended For Ferguson Re-enactment Lesson Selma Times-Journal reporting sixth-grade social studies instructor let students role play the shooting of Michael Brown.
Many Police Killings, But Only Ferguson ExplodesMichael Brown was gunned down in Ferguson, and waves of rioting have convulsed the St. Louis suburb for more than 10 days.
Spike Lee: US 'War On The Black Male' Tearing The Country ApartFilmmaker 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.
Justice For Trayvon Day in St. LouisHundreds chant "No Justice, No Peace" & call for federal civil rights charges in Florida case.
Trayvon Martin Rally: Downtown St. Louis, East St. Louis A group will be hosting a rally in memory of Trayvon Martin in St. Louis, while a march and rally will also be held in East St. Louis.
Trayvon Martin Protestors Gather at Old CourthouseAbout 100 protestors gathered on the steps of the Old Courthouse, upset with the "not guilty" verdict for Florida neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman in the death of teenager Trayvon Martin.
Sen. McCaskill Calls For Candid Discussion On 'Stand Your Ground'"There are no words that can properly explain the fear that the parent of an African-American child has."
Trayvon Martin Rally in Front of the Old Courthouse TodayCoalition spokeswoman Jamala Rogers says their group is trying to refocus the grief and anger that came out of the not guilty verdict.
Sen. Nasheed: Zimmerman Jury 'Totally Out of Touch'When asked if racism played a role in Zimmerman's acquittal, Nasheed said "Stevie Wonder can see that and he's blind."