By Scott Rasmussen | 08/22/14 01:25 PM
From the moment the riots in Ferguson, Mo., burst upon the national consciousness, people all across the nation have tried to fit the storyline into their own preconceived notions.
By Brian Hughes | 08/21/14 09:24 PM
President Obama hasn't waded into the escalating debate over the rapid militarization of local police departments. Politically, however, he can't stay silent for long.
By Fred Siegel | 08/21/14 06:55 PM
The virtue of disruption, academics and observers argue, is that it gives African Americans a crisis with which to bargain. But after 50 years, what has this bargain achieved, except to cultivate a community that excels in resentment?
08/21/14 05:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Compelled by video of a police chokehold death and the lack of such evidence in the fatal shooting of a Missouri teenager, a top New York City official Thursday intensified her push to equip the city's 35,000 officers with body-worn cameras. Public Advocate Letitia James held a...
By Shikha Dalmia | 08/21/14 04:43 PM
Barack Obama's presidency was supposed to usher in America's post-racial era. But Ferguson, Mo., shows that hope was perhaps too audacious.
08/21/14 04:30 PM
SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Police kept watch and jumpy parents escorted students as classes resumed Thursday at a suburban high school that authorities say was targeted for a massacre. Fifteen officers guarded South Pasadena High School and the district's four other schools, police Chief...
By Steve Chapman | 08/21/14 11:12 AM
Plenty of black leaders and organizations in Chicago and elsewhere spend a lot of time and energy trying to prevent crime in their communities. There are rallies, conferences, prayer vigils and gun turn-in days. Last year, thousands of volunteers manned "Safe Passage" routes to get children to...
08/20/14 11:15 PM
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Would burglars be dumb enough to post selfies on their victim's cloud account? That's what Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators are trying to determine. Detectives on Wednesday released photos of a man and woman that mysteriously appeared on a Santa Clarita...
08/20/14 06:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has told members of the Ferguson community that as a black man he understands why many African-Americans mistrust the police. During a private meeting with about 50 community leaders at the Florissant campus of St. Louis Community College,...
By David Freddoso | 08/20/14 05:22 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry showed up Tuesday at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin for booking. Despite facing the possibility of more than a century in prison, he smiled like he was posing for an official campaign photo.
By Becket Adams | 08/20/14 05:17 PM
Blacks differ from whites in America in that they have lower confidence in the police and view the criminal justice system as being discriminatory against minorities, according to Gallup's most recent data on the issue.
By Ed Sykes | 08/20/14 01:29 PM
Attorney General Eric Holder is in Ferguson, Mo., Wednesday to meet with federal investigators and community leaders after police shot and killed an unarmed black teenager nearly two weeks ago.
By Steve Doty | 08/20/14 10:07 AM
On the tenth night of protests in Ferguson, Mo., police said demonstrators are becoming a little more peaceful, despite reports that nearly 50 people were arrested overnight.
By Brian Hughes | 08/19/14 06:37 PM
Unrest over the police shooting of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo., has completely overshadowed President Obama's domestic priorities, the latest in a string of crises that have derailed the president's agenda.
08/20/14 01:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is promising a thorough investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown while calling for "an end to the acts of violence in the streets" of Ferguson, Missouri. Holder says the Justice Department "will defend the right of protesters...
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