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Ferguson Protesters March Inside St. Louis County Police Department

After 70 days of protests, Ferguson demonstrators gathered outside the St. Louis County Police Headquarters in Clayton Wednesday afternoon, saying they came to express their democratic voice on the, “National Day Against Police Brutality.” The protesters had plans to speak at a scheduled public meeting of the St. Louis County Police Commission, but it was [...]

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 [...]

One of the big pieces of “news” that dominated this weekend was a New York Times report on Officer Darren Wilson’s account of the Michael Brown killing that was only slightly more fair and credible than right-wing radio host Dana Loesch’s August interview with an anonymous “friend” of Wilson’s. At least Loesh got a first name, [...]

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 [...]

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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