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Following Ferguson: Grand Jury 101

Following Ferguson: Grand Jury 101

by Julianne Hing on August 22 2014, 5:28PM

And more on white people.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

[Video] Michael Brown's Parents Looking to Feds for Justice

[Video] Michael Brown’s Parents Looking to Feds for Justice

by Akiba Solomon on August 22 2014, 4:43PM

Family says Attorney General Eric Holder told them that the Justice Department’s investigation will be thorough and impartial.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Groups Sue Over Fast-Track Deportations of Migrant Mothers

Groups Sue Over Fast-Track Deportations of Migrant Mothers

by Julianne Hing on August 22 2014, 4:24PM

Women and children fleeing for their lives are being fast-tracked back out of the country, despite their potential claims for asylum.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

NBC News Erroneously Reports Michael Brown Committed a 'Stick-Up'

NBC News Erroneously Reports Michael Brown Committed a ‘Stick-Up’

by Aura Bogado on August 22 2014, 3:09PM

The thing is, he didn’t—and it wouldn’t matter if he did

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Darren Wilson's Grand Jury is 75% White

Darren Wilson’s Grand Jury is 75% White

by Aura Bogado on August 22 2014, 1:09PM

More details such as zip code and age may be released on Monday.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

California Bill Could Provide Legal Support for Migrant Children

California Bill Could Provide Legal Support for Migrant Children

by Julianne Hing on August 22 2014, 12:25PM

Children do not have a right to legal representation, and without it, must navigate immigration court alone.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Dream Defenders Release National Demands for Their #Handsup Don't Shoot Movement

Dream Defenders Release National Demands for Their #Handsup Don’t Shoot Movement

by Akiba Solomon on August 22 2014, 11:45AM

The youth group demands an end to “the epidemic” of police brutality.

Topics: /NOW

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Ferguson Highlights 'Real Racial Problem' in U.S.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Ferguson Highlights ‘Real Racial Problem’ in U.S.

by Julianne Hing on August 22 2014, 11:26AM

Persistent segregation has a lot to do with it, she explains.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Tweeps Demand GoFundMe Remove Darren Wilson Support Page

Tweeps Demand GoFundMe Remove Darren Wilson Support Page

by Aura Bogado on August 22 2014, 11:23AM

Wilson’s supporters have raised more than $200,000—and some have hateful messages

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Hamas Executes Informants, Ice Bucket Challenge Goes Wrong and Jell-O Sales Down

Hamas Executes Informants, Ice Bucket Challenge Goes Wrong and Jell-O Sales Down

by Aura Bogado on August 22 2014, 9:57AM

Some of this morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW