| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:52 PM
When the Rev. Al Sharpton called on mourners at the funeral for Michael Brown to begin a nationwide drive for change, Camille Foster thrust her right hand high and leapt from the church pew to her feet.
“Yes, sir! Yes, sir!” Foster, 22,...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 4:05 AM
One person was shot and critically wounded and seven arrested early Sunday as police in Ferguson, Missouri, clashed with protesters when a curfew was imposed after days of unrest after a black teenager was shot dead by a white police officer. Scores of...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 7:22 AM
FERGUSON, Mo., Aug 17 - One person was shot and critically wounded and seven arrested early on Sunday as police in Ferguson, Missouri, clashed with protesters when a curfew was imposed following days of unrest over a black teenager being shot dead by a...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:15 PM
This past week's racial crisis in Ferguson, Mo., has uncovered a divide within the black community — one based on generation, class and the cloudy political vision offered by African-American politics in the Obama age.
When asked who is the leader...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The events in Ferguson, Missouri, have launched a familiar spectacle: the race to be wrong first.
Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American man, was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. The Washington Post had more on the story about...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:01 PM
President Barack Obama called the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager a tragedy and called on Tuesday for thoughtful response after two nights of violent protests, looting, arrests and tear gas in a St. Louis suburb.
He promised a full...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 11:26 PM
Rain did not deter hundreds of protesters, angry at the shooting death of unarmed Michael Brown a week ago, in Ferguson, Missouri from demonstrating in the streets Saturday night and early Sunday morning.
The state's governor, Jay Nixon, declared a...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:55 AM
A Sunday morning show, "Meet the Press," will become a Sunday morning topic this weekend.
David Gregory is leaving NBC after two decades and being replaced on "Meet the Press" by Chuck Todd on Sept. 7. Andrea Mitchell fills in this weekend. CNN and...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
MEMO TO PHIL GRIFFIN:
For several years now your liberal bastion, MSNBC, has been assuring us that it's resolutely "leaning forward," but slogans can be dangerous -- especially for a news operation that appears to be listing backward.
These are exciting...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 8:22 AM
The owner of the Atlanta Hawks announced on Sunday he would sell his controlling interest in the NBA franchise because of racially insensitive remarks he made, in an echo of a scandal involving the former owner of the Los Angeles Clippers NBA team.
| Jul 13, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Perry Thurston put in an appearance on the Rev. Al Sharpton's MSNBC show on Friday to discuss the one-year anniversary of the verdict in the George Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin case.
Thurston, a Broward state representative and criminal defense lawyer, is a...