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  • After Ferguson, looking back at Baltimore police shooting

    After Ferguson, looking back at Baltimore police shooting
    In light of Ferguson, it strikes me as remarkable that the Hamilton Park case in Baltimore sparked little outrage. Not only was the victim in that case young, black and unarmed, but he was shot in the back by a police officer. Given how people in Missouri...
  • Thousands From All Over State Rally For Educational Equity

    Thousands From All Over State Rally For Educational Equity
    NEW HAVEN--Several thousand children, teachers, parents, activists and politicians from all over the state stood in the chilly rain for two hours on the New Haven green Wednesday morning to rally on behalf of educational equity. For many of those in...
  • Chicago police to begin testing body cameras on officers in 60 days

    Chicago police to begin testing body cameras on officers in 60 days
    Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Monday that the department would begin testing body cameras on officers within about 60 days as part of a pilot project. McCarthy offered few specifics at a news conference called to highlight crime...
  • Hampton University students stage peaceful protest of recent national police incidents

    Hampton University students stage peaceful protest of recent national police incidents
    Hampton University students, escorted by the Hampton Police Division, marched from campus to City Hall on Thursday, holding signs and chanting in protest of recent national incidents involving police and citizens. “Hands up, don’t shoot!&...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 7 - 13, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------  SERIES Atlantis As wedding plans progress, Ariadne...
  • Missouri 'journey for justice' march ends at governor's mansion

    Missouri 'journey for justice' march ends at governor's mansion
    Activists protesting police treatment of black Americans concluded a 120-mile march from Ferguson, Missouri, to the Missouri governor's mansion on Friday, ending a "journey for justice" tied to the police killing of an unarmed black teenager. More than...
  • Benjamin Crump on 'Face the Nation'

    Benjamin Crump on 'Face the Nation'
    Justice and unrest in Ferguson, Mo., will be topics this weekend on the Sunday morning programs. The guest list: Benjamin Crump, attorney for Michael Brown's family, talks to CBS' "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are Ta-...
  • Ferguson council faces angry calls for reform at first meeting since shooting

    Ferguson council faces angry calls for reform at first meeting since shooting
    City leaders in Ferguson, Mo., confronted demands for reform from an angry crowd at their first public meeting since last month's fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer ignited weeks of protests. The atmosphere was charged from...
  • Ferguson plan for police oversight board is derided as 'insulting'

    Ferguson plan for police oversight board is derided as 'insulting'
    A proposal for greater citizen oversight of the Ferguson Police Department has been criticized as "weak" and "insulting" by police experts and St. Louis-area officials who examined the plan Thursday, while others say it is a positive step forward that...
  • White rage doesn't have to take to the streets

    When we look back on what happened in Ferguson, Mo., during the summer of 2014, it will be easy to think of it as yet one more episode of black rage ignited by yet another police killing of an unarmed African-American male. But that has it precisely...
  • Eric H. Holder Jr., U.S. attorney general, is stepping down

    Eric H. Holder Jr., U.S. attorney general, is stepping down
    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., the first African American to fill the nation's top law enforcement post, announced Thursday he was stepping down, ending a nearly six-year tenure as one of the Obama administration's most progressive voices and polarizing...