Prosecutors Mistake Or Intentionally Misled the Ferguson Grand Jury

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Ferguson, MO– Lawrence O’Donnell has exposed more shady misconduct by prosecutors in the case of Officer Darren Wilson’s killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown – September 16, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Kathy Alizadeh handed the grand jury a copy of Missouri statute 563.046- the … [Read more...]

Amy Berg Working on Documentary About Michael Brown Shooting, “Black Male Crisis”

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By Hilary Lewis The filmmakers have set up an Indiegogo campaign for the project, which they've been filming in Ferguson since August Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Amy Berg, actor Nate Parker and writer-director Matthew Cooke have teamed up to make a documentary about what they're … [Read more...]

Lisa Bloom: Prosecutor ‘Rigged the System’ in Favor of Darren Wilson

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Lisa Bloom exposes Prosecutor Bob McCulloch protecting Darren Wilson, this is a case of corruption and injustice for Michael Brown Lawrence O'Donnell is joined by legal analyst Lisa Bloom and James Cavanaugh to discuss how Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson got away with killing Michael … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Expected Today

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Tensions in Ferguson, Missouri and the surrounding region remain high in anticipation of a verdict from the grand jury in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Photo: AP … [Read more...]

National Guard Gears Up for Grand Jury Decision in Ferguson

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(CNN) -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Monday ahead of an expected grand jury decision in the case of Michael Brown. In his executive order, Nixon cited the "possibility of expanded unrest." He said that people have the right to protest peacefully but that citizens … [Read more...]

The City of Ferguson, Missouri, is on Edge

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and other officials made a public plea Tuesday for calm Residents of Ferguson, Missouri, remain on edge  as they awaited the findings of a grand jury investigation that will determine whether to charge a white police officer,  Darren Wilson with murder for shooting Michael … [Read more...]

Licensed to Kill: The Growing Phenomenon of Police Shooting Unarmed Citizens

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By John Whitehead Here's a recipe for disaster: Take a young man (or woman), raise him on a diet of violence, hype him up on the power of the gun in his holster and the superiority of his uniform, render him woefully ignorant of how to handle a situation without resorting to violence, train him … [Read more...]

A Blues Ballad for Ferguson: Where Do We Go From Here?

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By jkennedy On a new, millennial-led Black freedom struggle, police injustice and why you need to go to Ferguson Words: Frank Roberts Standing barefoot in the rain, on streets occupied by police officers clothed in bulletproof helmets and militarized riot gear, I hold my breath as I watch a … [Read more...]

Watch: J.Cole ‘Made In America’ Tribute to Michael Brown ‘Be Free’

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By Marc Gordon The Liberty Stage is set, 'Made In America' festival, at Philadelphia’s Ben Franklin Parkway, the artist J Cole reflects on time he spent on the ground in Ferguson, Mo. in support,  protesting, strategizing  & engaging fellow protesters over the unjust killing of 18-year-old … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Ferguson Police Department At The Center Of A Massive Federal Investigation

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The Justice Department launched a broad investigation Thursday into the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting last month of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer. The investigation, which goes beyond an existing federal probe into the Aug. 9 shooting, … [Read more...]