Ferguson

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.

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.

WATCH: Gary Clark Jr. Celebrates Black Resistance Through the Ages in 'Hold On' Video

From the Freedom Rides to the protests in Ferguson, Clark affirms the power of fighting for justice in his new music video. 

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. 

DOJ Files Civil Rights Suit Against Ferguson

Attorney General Loretta Lynch: “We intend to aggressively prosecute this case and I have no doubt that we will prevail.”

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.”

DOJ and Ferguson Reach Agreement on Justice System Reform

The 131-page agreement—which still awaits city council approval—covers everything from eliminating jaywalking provisions to creating a more diverse police force.

‘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.”

Ferguson Police Say Teen Killed Himself, Witnesses Say Cops Pulled Trigger

Amonderez Green’s father: “It was Ferguson, man. When he started running, Ferguson started shooting.”

Anonymous Threatens To Reveal Identities of 1,000 Active KKK Members

“You’ve had blood on your hands for nearly 200 years.”

7th St. Louis Church Burns, Officials Say It's Arson

This church, located in a predominantly African-American neighborhood, is the seventh in the St. Louis area to fall victim to arson in just two weeks.

Someone is Burning Predominantly Black Churches in St. Louis

The church burnings echo a string of similar burnings across the South this summer. 

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.

New Ferguson Judge Throws Out Warrants Issued by ‘Constitutionally Deficient’ Court

Ahead of new legislation that will revamp municipal courts systems all over Missouri, Ferguson’s head judge withdraws arrest warrants for nearly 10,000 people.

Community Gathers for Vigil Honoring Slain Ferguson 9-Year-Old Jamyla Bolden

The nine-year-old was killed during a drive-by shooting, just blocks from where Michael Brown was shot.

Ferguson Activists and Attorneys Talk Chemical Warfare, Mass Arrests, Latest Police Shooting

“All of this is designed to intimidate peaceful demonstrators from engaging in protected First Amendment activity and chill their right to free speech.”

More than 1,000 Black Activists Sign Statement of Support for Palestine

And they call for the U.S. government to cut diplomatic and economic aid to Israel.

ICYMI: Killer Mike on Ferguson: 'Riots Work'

Killer Mike and his Run the Jewels Bandmate El-P spoke to the BBC about the anniversary of Michael Brown’s killing, performing in St. Louis when the verdict to not convict Officer Wilson came down, and the history of riots as political strategy in America

President Obama 'Feels Great Urgency’ to Tackle Race Issues While In Office

President Obama on racial issues in America: “I feel a great urgency to get as much done as possible.”