Tag: Police Brutality

Inside the Ferguson Protests

By Chris Hoenig Monday night’s protests were unlike any Ferguson had seen in the weeks following Michael Brown’s death, according to St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar. “What I’ve seen tonight is probably much worse than the worst night we had in August,” he said. Protesters took to the…

Grand Jury Declines to Indict Ferguson Killer Cop

A St. Louis County grand jury has declined to indict Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed Black teen Michael Brown. Prosecuting attorney Robert McCulloch spent several minutes citing inconsistencies in the testimony of some of the 60 witnesses that testified during 70 hours of…

VIDEO: Darren Wilson Tells Man 'I'm Gonna Lock Your Ass Up'

By Albert Lin As Officer Darren Wilson awaits a decision on whether a grand jury will indict him in the shooting death of Michael Brown, a disconcerting video of Wilson on the job has been released. On Oct. 28, 2013, Wilson conducted a follow-up investigation, at the request of the…

KKK Will Use 'Lethal Force' Against Ferguson Protestors

As if the threat of heavily armed police forces is not enough, St. Louisarea residents who choose to protest should a grand jury decide not to charge Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown may have to deal with another menace: the Ku Klux Klan. On Tuesday, a…

Ferguson Braces for Grand-Jury Decision

By Daryl Hannah Even if President Obama hadn’t just announced Loretta Lynch as his nominee to replace Eric Holder as attorney general, eyes would still be focused on the Department of Justice this week as the country waits to learn whether a grand jury will indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren…

Cornel West Among Protestors Arrested in Ferguson

By Albert Lin Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch Professor Cornel West was among a dozen or so protesters arrested in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday during a demonstration outside of Ferguson Police Department headquarters. This demonstration was one of a larger group of demonstrations, dubbed Ferguson October, against police violence in the…