Tag: Ferguson

St. Louis police officer indictment

Archived: Four St. Louis Cops Face Indictment for Beating an Undercover Officer Posing as a Protester

Four St. Louis police officers were indicted on Thursday on federal charges. The indictment indicates that three of them beat an undercover colleague during protests last year and all four of the officers involved covered it up. The indictment also claims that several of the officers talked about their “disdain”…

Archived: New Michael Brown Video Sparks Protests in Ferguson

A newly released video of Michael Brown on the day he was shot has called into question the facts surrounding his shooting, a revelation that sparked protests over the weekend. Surveillance footage from Ferguson Market & Liquor, the convenience store Brown allegedly robbed, shows that Brown was there earlier on…

Archived: FBI, Homeland Security Sued Over BLM Surveillance Records

A lawsuit has been filed against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for not releasing information regarding surveillance of Black Lives Matter protesters and activists. The Center for Constitutional Rights and the Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center at Case Western Reserve University School…

Archived: Two Years After Ferguson: Has Reform Happened

This week marks the two-year anniversary of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by former police officer Darren Wilson, whoresigned from his position but was not charged. Twenty-four months, periods of unrest and a Justice Department investigation later, the city remains in the early stages of transition. A complete overhaul,…