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BY Michael Sampson | Ferguson, MO | 8/15/14
Earlier this morning, Aug. 15, Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson identified police officer Darren Wilson as the cop who murdered 18-year-old Black teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 9.
BY Michael Sampson | Ferguson, MO | 8/15/14
It is shortly after midnight, Aug. 15, and easily at least a thousand members of the Ferguson community have taken the streets tonight in what it seems like a atmosphere of celebration. Residents said that they are overjoyed that the police, at least tonight, have withdrawn their militarized force from their streets.
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 8/14/14
As part of a national call for vigils, over 50 people gathered for Michael Brown at Cherry Park here, Aug. 14. Michael Brown is the teenager who just graduated high school and was about to start college, but was murdered by a white policeman in Ferguson, Missouri. There are large and militant protests taking place every day and night in Ferguson calling for justice and to jail the killer cop.
BY Michael L. Sampson II | Ferguson, MO | 8/14/14
Early this evening, Aug. 14, at about 5:00 p.m., around 100 people from the area are protesting outside the QuikTrip gas station on West Florissant Avenue, the building razed to the ground by protesters days ago after the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The gas station is ground zero for a lot of the activity here in Ferguson.
BY Michael L. Sampson II | Ferguson, MO | 8/14/14
Around 150 people gathered shortly after 12 noon today, Aug. 14, in Ferguson, a suburb of Saint Louis, across the street from Ferguson Fire Station.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | New York, NY | 7/30/14
Justice for Eric Garner and all victims of police brutality! Stop police terror! End the criminalization of African American, Chicano, Mexicano, Latino and other oppressed nationalities!
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 7/14/13
Following the not guilty verdict for George Zimmerman, who stalked and killed Trayvon Martin, emergency demonstrations started the night of Saturday, July 13 and went on into early Sunday morning.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/01/13
Hundreds of people marched through the streets of downtown Minneapolis on May 31 to demand justice for Terrance “Mookie” Franklin, a 22-year-old African American man killed by the police in a South Minneapolis home on May 10.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 4/01/13
Dozens of people took to the downtown streets here, March 29, in response to Special Prosecutor John Franke's decision to not seek any charges against the Milwaukee police officers who killed Derek Williams.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 3/03/13
On February 21, the jury in the Derek Williams inquest decided to urge special prosecutor John Franke to press charges against three officers in connection with the death of Derek Williams.
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