‘The Hate U Give’ explores the media’s role in perpetuating harmful stereotypes about black victims

The demonizing of Khalil Harris mirrors real-life portrayals of police shooting victims like Michael Brown and Tamir Rice.

4 years after Michael Brown’s death, the implications of Bob McCulloch’s ouster spark debate

Legal expert says Wesley Bell's win may bring a huge shift to St. Louis County's legal system.
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Michael Brown's parents reach settlement with Ferguson government

Brown's family has reached a settlement with the city of Ferguson.

White man kills black man in NYC, then 'New York Daily News' blasts victim's arrest record

Timothy Caughman's arrest record has nothing to do with why a white racist stabbed him.

The new Michael Brown video won't tell us anything we didn't already know

The video is yet another reminder that the presumption of innocence is a privilege reserved for black victims' nonblack killers.
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Michael Brown surveillance footage sparks fresh protests in Ferguson

The full surveillance video is expected to be released on Monday night.

Season 2 of 'Black-ish' Is Available for Free on iTunes Until Wednesday, So Start Bingeing

Or, at the very least, watch a couple of the show's most powerful episodes to date.

One Tweet Exposes the Racist Hypocrisy of Police Who Feel "Danger" Around Black People

Black people are being killed by police at staggering rates. Meanwhile, 2015 was one of the safest years on record for officers.

Michael Brown's Mother Wrote a Book and Was Immediately Piled on by Racist Trolls

More than half of the book's Amazon "reviewers" gave it one star.
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Loretta Lynch Just Explained Why the Department of Justice Is Suing Ferguson

Let's get ready to rumble.

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Vince Staples Pays Tribute to Ferguson Protesters With "Hands Up" Performance

"This song is dedicated to my nigga Cornel West."

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Sunday Night's Shooting in Ferguson Reveals What Hasn't Changed In the Past Year

Forty state measures have been passed in the U.S. since Ferguson. Only one was in Missouri.
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Michael Brown Shooting to Ferguson Unrest: 5 Pivotal Moments to Remember

It's been one year since Michael Brown's death.
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We Can Transform Perceptions of Black Men and Boys

It's a matter of life and death.

Looks Like White Americans Are Finally Starting to Come Around on Race and Policing

A shift in public opinion could be on the horizon.

9 Excuses People Are No Longer Allowed to Make About Police Violence

No, it's not all about how terrible hip-hop is.

A New Play About Ferguson Will Put Officer Darren Wilson's Fate in the Audience's Hands

'Ferguson' is a powder keg ready to reignite racial tensions.

Run the Jewels Just Released a Vicious Music Video About Police Brutality

Featuring the lead singer of Rage Against the Machine.
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Racist Shooting Target Chillingly Sums Up the Hostility Facing Black America Today

It's hard to imagine a more apt symbol for what black Americans face today.