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Missouri State Senator Arrested In Latest Ferguson Protest

A Missouri state senator was arrested Monday night in Ferguson, Missouri in the latest round of protests over the police killing of an unarmed black teenager, NBC reports. Jamilah Nasheed, a Democratic State Senator from St. Louis, was arrested outside the police station for walking and standing in the street in violation of a city [...]

Rams fans and Ferguson protesters clashed on Sunday afternoon outside the Edward Jones Dome after the Rams secured a victory over the visiting Seattle Seahawks, according to a St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter who witnessed the incident. The situation escalated when one of the fans spit on one of the protesters. A fan tried to take [...]

Police officer, Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri on Aug. 9, told investigators that he feared for his life during the encounter and was pinned down in his police car during a struggle for his gun, The New York Times reported Friday. The St. Louis suburb witnessed weeks of protests, which [...]

A St.Louis police officer called an activist’s boss in an attempt to get her fired, so she filed a formal complaint “to return the favor.” According to the officer’s union he was within his rights. The police department says it is investigating the matter. Leigh Maibes, a real estate agent who tweets under the alias “Short [...]

Several Walmart stores in the St. Louis area have pulled ammunition from the shelves following recent protests. It wasn’t because of the St. Louis County police officer who carried a shotgun during a traffic stop involving Ferguson protesters. It wasn’t because of police shootings, or because of gun violence, but because of Ferguson protesters. Two [...]

Monday protests in Ferguson, MO resulted in 42 arrests out of the hundreds of protesters. Organizers of the four-day Ferguson October protests dubbed the day “Moral Monday” and committed acts of civil disobedience across the St. Louis region. In addition to the initial march on Ferguson police headquarters, protesters blocked the entrance to a major employer, held [...]

Saturday’s protest in Ferguson grew from Friday’s weekend kickoff, as 1000 protestors showed up to remember Michael Brown. Marchers started assembling in the morning hours in downtown St. Louis, where later in the day the Cardinals were set to host the San Francisco Giants in the first game of the National League Championship Series. The [...]

Hundreds of protestors marched through Clayton, MO to the office of prosecutor Bob McCulloch to insist that he be removed from office. “These cops don’t like it,” the crowd of hundreds chanted. “We want an indictment.” The protest was the first of dozens of events planned in greater St. Louis as part of an organized [...]

Supporters of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown, are selling t-shirts to wear at the St. Louis Cardinals game. According to Raw Story, “Go Cards’ is hand-painted on the front and “Darren Wilson 6″ on the back, the latter of which is a military expression meaning “I’ve got [...]

Just as the National Association of Black Journalists decries the exodus of black talent away from CNN, the network has invited conservative Blacksphere host Kevin Jackson on to tell protesters in Ferguson that their protesting might make cops not want to protect them. In a segment related to renewed protests in Missouri over the shooting [...]

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