Michael Brown

Michael Brown stands at a counter in a convenience store

Ferguson Protestors to Prosecutors: Reopen Michael Brown Investigation

Newly released video casts doubt on claim that Brown robbed convenience store before he was killed by a Ferguson Police Department officer.

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Magnolia Pictures Acquires Ferguson Uprising Doc, 'Whose Streets?'

The company, which also distributed "I Am Not Your Negro," plans to release "Whose Streets?" this summer. 

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Films About Michael Brown, Roxanne Shanté Featured in 2017 Sundance Lineup

These films will bring issues of racial justice and emergent voices of color to Park City.

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Q&A: Marc Lamont Hill on Michael Brown, Imperfect Victims and Getting Past Survival Mode

Two years after the Michael Brown was shot to death by Ferguson officer Darren Wilson, the TV host, professor and writer Marc Lamont Hill shares why he dedicated his latest book, "Nobody," to the 18-year-old, what's changed in Ferguson and why we need to reframe how we see Black women's encounters with police.

Children march in the street at night, holding white banners with the faces of Michael Brown, Cary Bell and Eric Garner

#NeverForget: Michael Brown's Death, Two Years Later

On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown was killed—and we were forced to remind the world that Black Lives Matter.

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Arresting Development

How law enforcement uses mass arrests, high bail, conditional plea deals and serious felony charges to suppress local organizing.

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Mothers of the Movement Say Hillary Clinton is Unafraid to #SayTheirNames

Nine women—the mothers of Sandra Bland, Trayvon Martin and more—took to the stage at the DNC to endorse the candidate they feel cares the most about Black lives.

We Remember: #MikeBrownForever

Michael Brown should have turned 20 years old today.

'Normal Doesn't Exist Anymore'

On the heels of her just-released memoir, "Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil," Michael Brown's mother, Lezley McSpadden, shares how she's healing, how protestors should treat victims' families, and how it feels be famous for the worst possible reason. 

Ferguson Swears in First Black Police Chief

Delrish Moss on diversifying the police force: “Police officers are inherently resistant to change.”

M.I.A. Responds to Criticism of Her #BlackLivesMatter Comments

The provocative artist created controversy when she criticized Beyoncé's apparent silence on Islamophobia.

Watch This Group Update Hollywood Walk of Fame With Names of People Killed by Police

Indecline gives Tamir Rice, Aiyana Stanley-Jones and more the star treatment and declares that #BlackLivesMatter.

Ferguson Leaders Reverse Course, Approve DOJ Agreement to Overhaul Police Department and Courts

The Justice Department previously filed a civil rights suit against the Missouri city for its refusal to change unconstitutional and discriminatory policies.

Saul Williams Hits Ferguson Streets for Stark New Music Video

"The Noise Came From Here" also features Marcellus Buckley, a poet and friend of Michael Brown. 

Ferguson Fails to Approve DOJ Policing Agreement, Now Open to Civil Rights Lawsuit

DOJ: “The Department of Justice will take the necessary legal actions to ensure that Ferguson’s policing and court practices comply with the Constitution and relevant federal laws.”

ICYMI: Watch Activist DeRay McKesson School Stephen Colbert on White Privilege

McKesson on privilege and racism: “Gotta create space for the conversation. We can’t address what we don’t talk about.”

Kendrick Lamar's Reaction to Police Brutality: 'Rage Is The Perfect Word for It'

In XXL's latest issue,  the superstar speaks candidly about his own experiences with state violence. 

‘The Daily Show’ Claps Back at ‘Ferguson Effect’ Myth

“The Daily Show’s” Trevor Noah: “People claim that the police are unable to do their jobs because they’re afraid of being caught doing their jobs badly. And this is a big problem, unless you deal in facts. In which case it’s not actually a problem.”

Anonymous Denies Responsibility For False #OpKKK Reveals

"We respect the work of our fellow freedom fighters. However, we are unable to confirm, deny or take credit for any work that we did not do."

Ferguson Commission Report Examines Issues Behind Mike Brown Uprising, Proposes Action

The 16-member commission examined the issues that led to unrest and uprising in Ferguson to create a plan for reform.