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  • Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets

    Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets
    Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Baltimore to voice frustration and solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo., marching through downtown streets and shutting down the entrance to Interstate 83. At Morgan State University, students blocked...
  • In L.A., anatomy of a protest in wake of Ferguson decision

    In L.A., anatomy of a protest in wake of Ferguson decision
    The protests in Los Angeles on Monday night over the decision in Missouri not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown offered a window into the tactics of both demonstrators and police. Below is a review...
  • After grand jury announcement in Missouri, it's time to build bonds in community [Letter]

    This week a Grand Jury in St. Louis County, Mo., announced that Police Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African American male. After the announcement news outlets were filled with images of...
  • Schiff reaffirms support for cameras on police officers following Ferguson riots

    Schiff reaffirms support for cameras on police officers following Ferguson riots
    In response to the violence and rioting that erupted Monday night in Ferguson, Mo., following a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the killing of an unarmed black man, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) issued a statement...
  • Riot damage to Ferguson businesses could be covered with insurance

     Riot damage to Ferguson businesses could be covered with insurance
    The images were inescapable: businesses in Ferguson, Mo., damaged or destroyed by rioting in the wake of the Michael Brown grand jury decision. What happens now to those livelihoods? Small-business owners who had what are commonly called a "business...
  • Thanksgiving holiday quiets protests in Ferguson; 7 arrested in N.Y.

    Thanksgiving holiday quiets protests in Ferguson; 7 arrested in N.Y.
    Protest activity outside Missouri seemed to surpass the number of demonstrations in this St. Louis suburb where the Thanksgiving holiday and cold weather continued to keep tensions below the boil after a grand jury decided not to indict a white police...
  • Shannon Frystak: What Ferguson riots say about race relations in America

    Shannon Frystak: What Ferguson riots say about race relations in America
    I was in Atlanta last weekend for the annual Southern Historical Association meetings, a city brimming with a rich historical past, from events of the Civil War to the civil rights movement, and, notably, the home of Martin Luther King Jr. On Saturday...
  • Calm comes to troubled Ferguson; protests dwindle in other cities

    Calm comes to troubled Ferguson; protests dwindle in other cities
    Tensions eased in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson on Thursday after two nights of violence and looting sparked by racially charged anger over a grand jury's decision not to charge a white police officer for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager....
  • Ferguson protesters take battle to St. Louis-area malls

    Ferguson protesters take battle to St. Louis-area malls
    After several days of calm in this region, more than 100 demonstrators gathered at the Galleria Mall in St. Louis at midday Friday, restarting protests over a grand jury's decision not to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the shooting death of...
  • Ferguson demonstrators begin 120-mile march to Missouri state capital

    Ferguson demonstrators begin 120-mile march to Missouri state capital
    Protesters angered by a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer for killing an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, entered a pair of shopping malls in downtown Seattle on Friday and disrupted a tree-lighting ceremony. More...
  • Mexico releases 11 protesters from prison after international outcry

    Mexico releases 11 protesters from prison after international outcry
    Eleven people arrested in recent anti-government demonstrations and sent to maximum-security prisons have been released without charges after their detention created an international uproar. A 12th person arrested separately in connection with the...