What makes the video the source of ire for protesters is that after Brown’s death at the hands of Police Officer Darren Wilson, who was not charged in Brown’s death, police released surveillance footage from the Ferguson Market, allegedly showing Brown pushing one of the clerks—participating in what the police called a “strong-armed robbery”—and supposedly justifying the officer's use of force against the unarmed teen.
Earlier this week, the world lost Darren Seals, a 29-year-old activist who had been working for years, but was known for his work after the murder of Mike Brown in Ferguson. Jeff Johnson explains that the work of people like Darren always puts them at great risk. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Seals was found […]
Ferguson activist Darren Seals was found shot dead in a burning car on Tuesday morning. He was the sixth Black man found under similar circumstances within the past two years and represents a major concern for the people of Ferguson. Rapper/activist and friend Tef Poe shared on NewsOne Now, “The community is clear on what’s going on […]
Plus, Rachel Dolezal is back headlining a natural hair rally and Ferguson's police department is having a hard time filling vacancies.
Delrish Moss, a 32-year veteran of the Miami Police Department, was announced as the choice on Thursday (Mar. 31) out of 54 applicants. Moss, who is Black, will have authority over a majority of police officers who are White and manage a town where two-thirds of the residents are African-American.
Former Black Panther Sekou Odinga and Black Lives Matter activist Larry Fellows may come from different Black liberation movements, but both understand that to truly celebrate Black History Month, we must dig deeper.
Jeff Johnson talks about the outpouring of support from volunteers countrywide when cities like Ferguson or Baltimore are crisis, and why that same outpouring of support is due on…
Lynch's declaration as the chief law enforcement official in the government negates comments made by FBI Director James Comey, who last month argued that officers in major cities feel "under siege" due to protests, demonstrations, and discussions that aim to hold police officers accountable.
Cathy Hughes, founder of Radio One (the parent company of this site), weighed in with some valuable words on the Black Lives Matter movement, which has…
The Huffington Post reports that a court filing on Monday showed that lawyers for Ferguson and civil rights attorneys, who represent poor defendants held in Ferguson's jail, have "been engaged in meaningful settlement discussions."
In an interview with The Guardian Silverman said she doesn't believe racial jokes should be performed in the nation's current climate.