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  • Conflict in Ferguson shows need to consider multiple perspectives

    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.

  • Obama faces growing criticism of program giving cops grenade launchers

    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.

  • Manahattan Moment: If we don't learn from Ferguson, there will be more such tragedies

    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?

  • NYC public advocate shows off police body cameras

    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...

  • What Ferguson %u2014 and America %u2014 needs is a white Republican for racial justice

    Barack Obama's presidency was supposed to usher in America's post-racial era. But Ferguson, Mo., shows that hope was perhaps too audacious.

  • Cops greet students at school where plot thwarted

    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...

  • What about 'black-on-black crime'? Funny you should ask

    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...

  • Police seek mystery pair in selfies after burglary

    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...

  • Holder discusses police mistrust outside Ferguson

    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,...

  • Why is Rick Perry smiling? He's got the smoking gun on video

    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.

  • 5 alarming differences between how blacks and whites view police and the criminal justice system: Survey

    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.

  • VIDEO: Attorney General Eric Holder is in Ferguson Wednesday

    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.

  • VIDEO: Police say protests more peaceful in Ferguson

    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.

  • Obama's domestic agenda forgotten as Ferguson takes over spotlight

    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.

  • Holder calls for end to violence in Ferguson

    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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