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Michael Brown’s parents are close to reaching a settlement with the city of Ferguson, Missouri, in the wrongful death lawsuit they leveled against them for the unarmed teen’s shooting death in 2014. The initial lawsuit was asking for $75,000 in addition to punitive damages and a judicial order against police tactics that unfairly targeted minorities in this predominantly…

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With the release of their latest single, “White Privilege II,” Macklemore and Ryan Lewis attempt to give an honest look at the position they’re in as popular White rappers in the midst of a turbulent time for most Black Americans. Throughout the nearly nine-minute track, Macklemore touches on an array of hot-button issues, including the non-indictment of…

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The parents of Michael Brown, Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr., have suffered greatly with the loss of their son and ensuing turmoil. The U.S. Department of Justice concluded a months long federal investigation of the actions of former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.  The investigation has cleared Wilson of federal civil rights violations and…

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It has been seven months since unarmed teen Michael Brown was gunned down by former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. The shooting sparked a rebirth of social consciousness across the world with the slogan “Hands up! Don’t shoot” as well as “Black Lives Matter” and caused rioting in Ferguson, Missouri. Despite a recent Justice Department…

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U.S. Department of Justice lawyers have determined that there is insufficient evidence to prosecute Darren Wilson for civil rights violations. Wilson was under investigation for killing unarmed Black teen Michael Brown. Wilson escaped state charges when a St. Louis County grand jury also refused to indict the killer cop. Although the final word on whether…

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Former NBA player and legend Charles Barkley is very outspoken in expressing his political views, but lately he seems to be suffering from a streak of self-hatred. Barkley recently spoke out on the recent unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, and his comments were to say the least insulting. “Those aren’t real  black people, those are scumbags.…

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Embattled former police officer Darren Wilson is out of a job after resigning from the Ferguson Police Department this weekend. However you should not feel sorry for lack of a paycheck from the citizens of Ferguson. Wilson has a considerable nest egg to fall back on for hard times. Thanks to social media, his supporters…

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It was announced late Saturday night that Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson has officially resigned from the Ferguson Police Department. Wilson was the white police officer who shot unarmed black teen Michael Brown last August. This past week saw the outbreak of violence and looting as a grand jury refused to indict Wilson on any…

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The organization is called Backstoppers, but by the sound of it, a person would be hard pressed to know what it the name means. But looking at its website at backstoppers.org reveals it is a police and first responder charitable organization. According to the website, it helps among others, police officers in crisis often with…

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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed recently shared his thoughts on the failure of a Ferguson grand jury to bring charges against Darren Wilson. During a recent interview with rolling out at a Thanksgiving turkey drive, Mayor Reed revealed that he believed injustice took place in the killing of Mike Brown and failed indictment of Wilson. “I…

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It’s another history-making decision in the case of the American criminal justice system versus Black men. The grand jury in St. Louis County, Missouri , chose not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, who repeatedly shot unarmed teen Michael Brown this past August in front of witnesses, resulting in his death. Angry protesters set…

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Darren Wilson got away with murder, and he doesn’t feel guilty about it. During an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, Wilson shared his side of what occurred during Michael Brown’s last moments. Wilson claims that Brown became angry after he warned him and his friend to get out of the street. But everything Wilson said…

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  Ferguson, Missouri, went up in flames last night. Moments after Attorney Robert McCulloch revealed that there was no probable cause to charge or indict officer Darren Wilson for the murder of Brown, protesters hit the streets of Ferguson. Some protesters were peaceful, but there were others who burned cars, buildings, and looted stores. The…

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