Michael Brown’s Mother Is Running For Office In Ferguson, Missouri

Lezley McSpadden, the mother of slain teenager Michael Brown, is running for city council in Ferguson, Missouri. CNN reports she made the announcement standing just a few feet away from the spot where her 18-year-old son was killed by police in 2014. “Almost four years ago to this day, I ran down this very street, […]

New Michael Brown Video Provides More Details About Ferguson Shooting

A new Michael Brown video, which was featured in the documentary Stranger Fruit, appears to provide additional details about the events leading up to the controversial Ferguson shooting. Although the video did not capture the teen’s death at the hands of former Officer Darren Wilson, filmmaker Jason Pollock said it proves Brown did not commit […]

Fired Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy Blames ‘Black Lives Matter’ Movement For Raised Violence

Fired Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy blames the rise of the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement for the spike in violence across the country and hopes the incoming Trump administration will do more to empower police. McCarthy shared his views during a recent New York City radio interview, where he also blasted protests staged all across […]

Black Lives Matter Should Focus Their Ire On The Failed Family Unit

Black Lives Matter should focus their ire on the absence of black fathers within a family unit rather than “racist” cops. There is great evidence out there to support the connection between living a life of crime and the absence of one’s father. On June 13, PragerU posted a video on their YouTube channel entitled […]

Black Lives Matter Finally Releases Official Agenda Amid Lack Of Leadership Criticism

The Black Lives Matter movement has released an official agenda which includes demands pertaining to policing, reparations, and criminal-justice reforms. The 60 organizations affiliated with the movement officially called The Movement for Black Lives, but more commonly known under the Black Lives Matter placard, comes as the second anniversary of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown’s […]

Michael Brown’s Mother To Speak At DNC: Lezley McSpadden Pens Op-Ed About Deaths Of Alton Sterling And Philando Castile

Lezley McSpadden, a woman still only known to much of the world as simply “Michael Brown’s mother,” has written an op-ed for the New York Times about the recent deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. She is also scheduled to speak at this week’s Democratic National Convention (DNC), bringing her platform of grief to […]

Hillary Clinton Meets With Family Of Philando Castile

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton held a meeting with the family of Philando Castile late on Monday in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Castile was shot and killed by a police officer in the midst of a traffic stop, when Castile was pulled over to be identified as a potential suspect of a robbery that occurred a […]

Piers Morgan Physically ‘Attacks’ Guest On Live TV

Piers Morgan is not perhaps the sort of man you would suspect of being physically aggressive. Morgan is much more likely to be seen attacking people from the safety of his computer keyboard. It takes a lot to keep Morgan quiet, even on subjects that he knows nothing about. Morgan caused quite a stir over […]

‘Ferguson Cover-Up’ Documentary Claims To Expose The Lies About Michael Brown

Not long after the Ferguson play was announced, dramatizing the death of Michael Brown and allowing the audience to decide the truth, a new documentary claims to hold the actual truth surrounding the controversial events in Ferguson, Missouri. According to the Huffington Post, Ferguson Cover-Up is the upcoming work of filmmaker Jason Pollock, who claims […]

Ferguson Commission Report: ‘We Have Not Moved Beyond Race’

The Ferguson Commission has found that the St. Louis area faces stark inequalities based on race. The group released an in-depth report called Forward Through Ferguson touching on the underlying racial problems that set the stage for the dramatic and sometimes violent reaction to the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The report explains in […]

Jamyla Bolden: 9-Year-Old Girl, Shot In Ferguson While Doing Homework, Laid To Rest

Jamyla Bolden, the 9-year-old girl shot in her bedroom in Ferguson, while doing her homework, has been laid to rest amid heartbreaking sorrow. The tragic case of young Jamyla Bolden, who was killed by a stray bullet that came through the wall of her bedroom while she sat doing her homework on August 18, sparked […]

Ferguson: Man Charged With Killing 9-Year-Old Jamyla Bolden

A St. Louis, Missouri man was charged Thursday with killing nine-year-old girl Jamyla Bolden. Jamyla was doing her homework while sitting on her mother’s bed when shots were fired into her home on August 18. St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch charged 21-year-old, De’Eris Brown, of O’Fallon, Missouri, with second-degree murder in the killing of […]

Ferguson: 150 People Have Been Arrested From Protests, State Of Emergency Declared

The first anniversary of the death of Michael Brown has caused a resurgence in the protests in Ferguson, Missouri. Not long after the riots and looting started to slow down, Ferguson protesters began blocking highways and sparking intermittent bursts of violence in the city. The authorities have been forced to arrest approximately 150 people as […]

Oath Keepers Arrive In Ferguson Amid Michael Brown Anniversary Protests

The Oath Keepers are in Ferguson to help protect local businesses and residents, the group says. St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said the presence of the organization primarily comprised of current and former police, military, and first responders, is both “unnecessary” and “inflammatory.” The current Ferguson protests began on the anniversary of the […]

Michael Brown: One Year On Cops Have Killed Another 1,083 Americans

Michael Brown was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9 2014. Brown was unarmed and officer Wilson fired his weapon 12 times. It is thought that the final shot was the one that ended the life of 18-year-old Brown. As a result of Brown’s death there was a […]

Police-Related Shooting? Shots Fired In Ferguson On One-Year Anniversary [BREAKING]

What started as peaceful memorials on the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death turned violent Sunday night in Ferguson, Missouri, as shots were fired and businesses were looted. According to NBC News, St. Louis County police confirmed shots were fired in Ferguson late Sunday night. Video captured during the shooting can seen below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZovKA4DmqiM The […]

Ferguson Protesters Face Off With Police, Shots Fired [Breaking]

Ferguson, MO has been the site of protests, marches, and memorials today, one year after the death of Michael Brown. Now, breaking reports on social media are indicating that shots have been fired as a protest has turned violent. Earlier today, the Inquisitr reported that a controversy had been sparked when a police officer posted […]

Michael Brown Memorial: ‘Police Officers’ Facebook Page Posts Photo Of Mocking Memorial Plaque, Sparks Controversy

Today marks the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s fatal shooting. The teen’s highly-publicized death at the hands of former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson reignited debates over race relations, police brutality, and the definition of excessive force. In fact, the circumstances surrounding Brown’s death have added fuel to the race relations fire, inciting protests […]

Horrifying Body Camera Footage Shows Cops Attacked With Knife [Video]

The United States has been debating the issue of body cameras on police officers to hold violent cops accountable for unjustified killings like the deaths of Walter Scott and Eric Garner. Just today, the Inquisitr covered the shocking death of a black man named Sam Dubose who was shot by police officers after a traffic […]

Andre Anderson: Black Interim Ferguson Police Chief Brought In Nearly One Year After Michael Brown Death

The Ferguson Police Department has hired a black interim police chief, Andre Anderson. He’s brought on board as the dust barely settles almost a whole year following the Michael Brown shooting. CBS News reports that the city of Ferguson now has a new interim police chief. He was previously a commander of the Glendale Police […]

Protests In Cleveland After Officer Found Not Guilty

Protests have commenced following Officer Michael Brelo’s acquittal. Officer Brelo, 31, was found not guilty of voluntary manslaughter following the shooting of two unarmed citizens. Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams were shot to death when Brelo supposedly mounted the hood of their car and fired a barrage of bullets through the windshield. This followed a […]

Michael Brown Memorial Removed, Brown To Get Permanent Plaque Near Shooting Site

The makeshift memorial for Michael Brown that had emerged following the fatal shooting that polarized the nation was cleared away today from the shooting site on the Ferguson, Missouri, street of Canfield Dr, where Brown lost his life. Volunteers showed up Wednesday — on what would’ve been Michael Brown’s 19th birthday — despite the pouring […]

Dorian Johnson: Key Witness In Michael Brown Case Files Lawsuit Against Ferguson, Gets Arrested A Day Later

Dorian Johnson, key witness in the Michael Brown case, is now seeking justice for his alleged mistreatment at the hands of the Ferguson Police Department. For those who may have forgotten, Johnson made headlines with the Brown case because he was actually with the unarmed teen at the time of the fatal shooting. He also […]

After Freddie Gray Death Ruled A Homicide, Baltimore Curfew Has Been Lifted

Now that the death of Freddie Gray has been ruled a homicide, the citizens of Baltimore are hoping riots will subside and things will return back to normal. As part of the attempt to restore the city to peace, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has decided to lift the 10 p.m. Baltimore curfew that she enacted during […]

Baltimore Riots: Is Social Media Helping Or Making Things Much Worse?

The Baltimore riots that began in protest to the mysteriously violent death of African-American man Freddie Gray have raised a lot of questions in America about the nature of racism and police behavior. President Obama recently broke his silence on the Baltimore riots, condemning the destructive protests as “senseless.” But the real conversation regarding the […]

Michael Brown Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against City Of Ferguson

Michael Brown’s family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson. The Brown family is seeking $75,000 in damages and attorney fees, according to lawyer Benjamin Crump. The parents of Michael Brown engaged in a news conference from the steps of the St. Louis County Courthouse moments after the Ferguson wrongful death suit […]

Missouri National Guard Reportedly Called Ferguson Protestors ‘Enemy Forces’

According to new reports, members of the Missouri National Guard deployed to Ferguson following the shooting of Michael Brown last year referred to rioters as “enemy forces” and “adversaries.” The revelations come from documents containing internal mission briefings, which were obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. An alderman from St. Louis, Antonio French, […]

Don’t Cash Crop My Cornrows: ‘Hunger Games’ Star Amandla Stenberg Talks Cultural Appropriation In Viral Video

In a video, titled “Don’t Cash Crop My Cornrows,” 16-year-old Amandla Stenberg, best known for her role as Rue in The Hunger Games, eloquently schools certain white celebrities for borrowing from black culture to seem edgy and gain attention. The video, which was made for a history class project, was posted to Stenberg’s Tumblr three […]

Walter Scott Murder In South Carolina Mourned By Celebrities On Twitter, Officer Slager Fired From Job

The charging of a white South Carolina police officer with murder in the death of a fleeing, unarmed black man in North Charleston prompted celebrities including Avengers director Joss Whedon and singer Janelle Monae to mourn or protest the killing on Twitter. Joining the online reaction were rapper Big Boi, Destiny’s Child alum Michelle Williams, […]

Arrests Made In St. Louis MetroLink Assault Reportedly Tied To Michael Brown ‘Situation’

St. Louis police have reportedly made two arrests in the vicious beating of a commuter on the St. Louis MetroLink light rail system. As the Inquisitr previously reported, a passenger on a St. Louis MetroLink light rail train was brutally attacked on Monday night after allegedly being asked what he thought about the Michael Brown […]

‘Ferguson’ Play: Audience Members Get To Decide If They Would Indict Darren Wilson

A play based on the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, is scheduled to open soon, and it will allow audience members to decide if they would have indicted former Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown. The play, simply titled Ferguson, is looking to raise $93,000 on the crowdfunding site Indiegogo. At […]

St. Louis Man Reportedly Beaten On Train After Michael Brown Question [Video]

A passenger on a St. Lous MetroLink light rail train was viciously attacked after allegedly being asked what he thought about the Michael Brown “situation.” A cellphone video of the assault was uploaded yesterday to a Facebook page and to YouTube today. “Police said the victim, who is white, was punched and kicked by three […]

Ferguson ‘Hands Up Don’t Shoot’ Was A Lie, Washington Post Columnist Admits

The “hands up, don’t shoot” movement in the aftermath of the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting was based on a false narrative. That is the conclusion of liberal Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart, also an MSNBC commentator, who was among the many pundits that completely bought into the mantra. On August 9, 2014, Ferguson cop Darren Wilson […]

Orange County High School ‘Black Lives Matter’ Program Sparks Controversy In Virginia

Orange County High School in Virginia is at the heart of a racial controversy after a “They Don’t Care Abut Us” program that was a part of a Black Lives Matter presentation at the school. The Black History Month program caught national attention after a Virginia police officer and his wife shared the program from […]

Death Threat For Michael Brown Autopsy Poem — Kenneth Goldsmith Responds

A controversy has recently arisen over a poetic work that a well-known poet named Kenneth Goldsmith wrote based on the autopsy of Michael Brown. As the injustices surrounding Michael Brown’s death are being addressed, the latest in the Michael Brown and Ferguson issue has been a long list of resignations. Most Americans take the incidents […]

Michael Brown’s Mother Leslie McSpadden Reportedly Celebrated Shooting Of Ferguson Cops On Social Media, Sparks Outrage [Photos]

Michael Brown’s mother, Leslie McSpadden, has come under fire after several comments were reportedly posted on her Facebook page. According to the Blacksphere, the mother of the slain 18-year-old fatally shot by former Ferguson officer Darren Wilson recently took to social media with a highly-controversial statement about the recent shooting of two Ferguson police officers. […]

As Tensions Remain High In Ferguson, Residents File Affidavit To Recall The Mayor

The situation in Ferguson is anything but calm lately. The Department of Justice released a scathing report detailing shocking racist treatment of black residents from the city’s police department. The city has since seen a string of resignations, from City Manager John Shaw to Police Chief Thomas Jackson, as well as two other police officers. […]

Megyn Kelly Blasts Ferguson Reporting, Wants Apologies For ‘Misleading America’

Megyn Kelly was speaking on a short fuse Thursday night as she opened her Fox News show with commentary on false reports that have trickled out of the media since the Michael Brown shooting happened last August. Kelly began by pointing out how she feels the media is shaping the narrative — on the events […]

Unarmed Man Shot: Georgia Cops Shoot, Kill Naked Black Man, Use Of Force Probed

Residents in a Georgia community are trying to process why an unarmed naked black man was shot and killed by white cops Monday. Anthony Hill died from two gunshot wounds when he allegedly charged police officer Robert Olsen, who received the call of a man acting erratically. The fatal shooting is under investigation, and at […]

Ferguson: Eric Holder Threatens To Disband Police Department Over Alleged Racism

The Ferguson report and its claims of racism inside the department have prompted Eric Holder to threaten to disband the force. During a press conference, the attorney general said the Justice Department was prepared to do “what is necessary” to “fix” the Missouri police department where Darren Wilson used to work. Eric Holder’s Ferguson report […]

‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot,’ Never Happened, DOJ Report Concludes

“Hands up, don’t shoot.” They were the words that fueled racial outrage in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting death of unarmed African-American teen Michael Brown by former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, a Caucasian. Riots and unrest sieged the city as a result of what witnesses said were Michael Brown’s final words to Wilson before […]

Michael Brown Lawsuit: Lawyer Says Parents ‘Don’t Accept This Self-Defense Theory’

The parents of slain teenager Michael Brown are planning to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the Ferguson Police Department and former officer Darren Wilson in the killing of their son last year. News of this lawsuit comes one day after the Inquisitr reported that the Department of Justice decided to not move forward with […]

Ferguson Report: Darren Wilson Cleared By DOJ In Michael Brown Shooting

Ferguson police were cleared of any wrongdoing related to the Michael Brown shooting by the Department of Justice. The DOJ Ferguson report states that the federal agency will not be levying any criminal charges against former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in relation to the shooting of the unarmed black teenager. As previously reported by […]

Justice Department Threatens To Sue Ferguson Police Department Over Racial Bias Claims

The U.S. Justice Department is threatening to sue the Ferguson Police Department over claims of racial bias. The Missouri law enforcement agency has a long history of controversy. However, the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown brought national attention to the ongoing issues. On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, 18, was shot and killed by Ferguson […]

Two Philadelphia Cops Beat Unarmed Man, Then Charge Him With Assault — See The Shocking Footage

It has becoming disturbingly common to hear about police officers attacking unarmed men for no clear reason. This week, another shocking story of police brutality has come from Philadelphia. In May 2013, two Philly police officers chased a man in their squad car until he wrecked his scooter, then proceeded to exit their vehicle and […]

New York Times’ Charles Blow ‘Fuming’ After Son Stopped At Gunpoint By Yale Police For Being Black

Yale University police stopped and held the son of New York Times columnist Charles Blow at gunpoint Saturday evening as he walked home from the campus library. Blow, who recently released a memoir detailing his personal perspectives on race, gender, and class, was incensed by the incident and expressed his outrage on social media. Told […]

Officer Darren Wilson Won’t Face Civil Rights Charges In Michael Brown Shooting [Report]

Darren Wilson will reportedly avoid being charged with federal civil rights violations following an investigation by the U.S. Justice Department. Wilson is the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown on August 9, a case which dominated the headlines for months thereafter. On November 24, a St. Louis grand jury declined […]

Ferguson Protests: Billionaire Bankrolled $33M For Civil Unrest In Missouri

Months after the Ferguson protests have died down, news emerges that a lot of the chaos Americans witnessed unfolding had an agenda behind it. Thousands demonstrated after 18-year-old, African-American Michael Brown was shot by former Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson. Those demonstrations turned into full-on riots that kept the public’s attention. Ferguson protestors managed to […]

Black Lives Matter: Judge John Hurley Says A ‘Black Man Running From Police Brutality’ Is Not A Defense

In a recent case, Judge John Hurley shot down the argument of a public defender who claimed the recent cases related to Michael Brown and Eric Garner presented a valid reason for a black suspect to run from police officers. In response, some are claiming that Judge Hurley should be removed from the court for […]

The Mike Brown, Eric Garner Defense: Alleged Black Shooter Shot, Ran From Cops Due To Police Brutality?

With the recent rise of the Black Lives Matter protests, the cases of Ferguson, Michael Brown, and Eric Garner has been used in various ways by politicians and the media. Now a public defender for an alleged shooter named 26-year-old Steven Clarke is claiming his client ran from police officers because he was afraid he […]