June 20, 2017

Michael Brown's parents reach settlement with Ferguson government

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

May 5, 2017

Edward Crawford, hailed as Ferguson protest hero, found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound

“I didn’t throw a burning can back at police,” Edward Crawford has said about his act. “I threw it out of the way of children.”
May 3, 2017

From Jordan Edwards to Alton Sterling, what will it take for justice to be served?

Alton Sterling's family didn't get justice. We can only hope Jordan Edwards' family won't wait in vain.
April 24, 2017

This teen's prom dress features the faces of black people killed by police

Milan Morris showed up to her prom in Florida ready to make a statement.
March 31, 2017

Police shooting investigations are rarely transparent. Just ask these victims' families.

Years later, the families of Laquan McDonald, Ramarley Graham and Michael Brown are still getting crucial details.
March 14, 2017

People perceive black men as bigger, stronger than white men. Here's why that's dangerous.

The way we see black men is not a reality.

March 14, 2017

Darren Wilson called black people "niggers" on duty, lawyer denies it was derogatory

Wilson's lawyer says the former Ferguson police officer only used the term when repeating someone else.
March 13, 2017

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.
March 13, 2017

Michael Brown surveillance footage sparks fresh protests in Ferguson

The full surveillance video is expected to be released on Monday night.
Nov. 3, 2016

"Dear Child" is a heartbreaking video that shows black parents giving "the talk"

This is a reality of being black in the United States.
Oct. 12, 2016

ACLU blocks Geofeedia from using Facebook, Twitter to spy on Black Lives Matter activists

The social media companies say they will cut off or limit data access to companies selling surveillance apps to police.

Sept. 7, 2016

Darren Seals, Ferguson activist, found shot to death in burning car

Darren Seals was active during the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, following Michael Brown's death.
Aug. 29, 2016

No, Beyoncé wasn’t joined by "mothers of Black Lives Matter victims" on VMAs' white carpet

They are actually called "mothers of the movement."
Aug. 9, 2016

It's Been 2 Years Since Michael Brown Was Killed. Have White People Learned Nothing?

Why do white Americans deny the existence of racism, despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary?
July 30, 2016

Fox's Judge Jeanine Pirro Says Black Lives Matter Is "Based on Something That Is Not True"

Jeanine Pirro did not hold back her criticism of Black Lives Matter.
July 29, 2016

Black Officers Call for Reporter to Resign After This Offensive Joke About Michael Brown

A city officer and a reporter have reportedly posted horrible comments about Michael Brown on Facebook.

July 26, 2016

Here’s the Team That Will Monitor Ferguson, Missouri, to Make Sure Police Are Less Racist

The lawyer leading the team of monitors was former George W. Bush-appointed inspector general.
July 7, 2016

After Police-Involved Deaths, Civil Rights Activists Issue a Resounding Call For Justice

Black Lives Matter and traditional civil rights activists are ultimately after the same thing — justice.
May 13, 2016

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.
Aug. 12, 2015

A Teacher at Michael Brown's School Has a Message on Race in America Everyone Should Hear

"My students are Mike Brown."

Aug. 10, 2015

Shots Fired In Ferguson On Anniversary of Michael Brown Killing

Peaceful protests ended by gunfire.
Aug. 5, 2015

Michael Brown Shooting to Ferguson Unrest: 5 Pivotal Moments to Remember

It's been one year since Michael Brown's death.
July 3, 2015

The Life and Breath of Black Men

How the mythology of black masculinity obscures the fragility of black life.

Feb. 27, 2015

It's Been 3 Years Since Trayvon Martin's Death — Here's What We've Learned

Three years later, we must take stock.
Jan. 29, 2015

A St. Louis Police Oversight Meeting Devolved Into an Utter Shitshow

"You white supremacist motherfucker!"
Jan. 21, 2015
Jan. 10, 2015

Azealia Banks Just Took Kendrick Lamar to Task Over His Stance on Ferguson

She's not letting Kendrick Lamar get away with it.