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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...
  • The Gin Bottle Race Riot

    The Gin Bottle Race Riot
    Half a century before protests and violence racked Ferguson, Mo., racial clashes in a south Chicago suburb followed a similarly tragic scenario. Both situations included petty shoplifting — allegedly cigars outside St. Louis, a bottle of gin in...
  • Rioters should learn to appreciate police

    Those who rioted in Ferguson should be arrested. Then they should be required to ride, in uniform, with a police officer in Ferguson for one month, on the night shift. Maybe then they would have an appreciation for the task confronting police officers....
  • Ferguson erupts after grand jury decides not to charge police officer in teen's fatal shooting

    Police fired tear gas and protesters set businesses ablaze in Ferguson, Missouri, in racially charged unrest sparked by a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager in August. St. Louis...
  • Local protesters react to Ferguson grand jury decision

    Local protesters react to Ferguson grand jury decision
    SANFORD — As Missouri prosecutors announced that Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted, about 35 people who attended a rally at City Hall in downtown Sanford huddled around a woman holding a cellphone live-streaming the press conference....
  • Ferguson erupts, more than 60 arrested, after officer not charged in teen's shooting

    The St. Louis area was braced for another day of protests on Tuesday after a grand jury cleared a white police officer in the fatal August shooting of an unarmed black teenager, sparking a night of violet and racially charged rioting. About a dozen...
  • Ferguson's grievance

    Ferguson's grievance
    The rioting and violence that erupted in Ferguson, Mo., after the news Monday night that a white police officer would not be indicted in the shooting death of an unarmed black teen were inexcusable. The cause of racial justice will not be advanced by...
  • Grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson shooting

    Grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson shooting
    A Missouri grand jury has made a decision on whether to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, a killing that sparked angry protests in the St. Louis suburb, prosecutors said on Monday. The grand...
  • Lawyers descend on Ferguson ahead of grand jury decision

    Hundreds of civil rights lawyers from across America are descending on Ferguson, Missouri as police and protesters prepare for a grand jury decision on whether to charge the officer who killed an unarmed black teenager in August. The attorneys are...