One of the most powerful speeches at the DNC came not from a politician, but from a group of women united by tragedy. Mothers of The Movement, which includes moms of Trayvon Martin and Sandra Bland, spoke on July 26, calling for and end to police violence while supporting Hillary Clinton!
NBA icon, Charles Barkley, had some choices words for rioters in Ferguson, Missouri. During a Dec. 2 radio interview in Philadelphia, Charles shockingly called the rioters ‘scumbags’ while sounding off on the Ferguson grand jury’s verdict.
Charles Barkley, 51, slammed the people of Ferguson, Missouri, who rioted, following the grand jury’s decision to not indict the white police officer, Darren Wilson, who fatally shot an unarmed black teen named Michael Brown, 18. In his Dec. 2 interview with Philadelphia’s 97.5 The Fanatic, the former 76er held nothing back!
For the first time since he shot and killed Michael Brown, Police Officer Darren Wilson is defending his actions — and also revealed he would do it all over again if he had to.
Darren Wilson, 28, wants people to know his side of the story. In his first-ever interview, the police officer describes the encounter with 18-year-old Michael Brown in Fergusion, Mo. on Aug. 9 that led to the teenager’s untimely death. The officer claims Mike not only assaulted him, but also charged Darren in an effort to overpower him and kill him. Scary.
After it was announced that a grand jury would not be indicting officer Darren Wilson in the death of teenager Michael Brown, celebs immediately took to Twitter to express how they felt with this shocking verdict.
The no indictment verdict came in around 9pm ET on Nov. 24 and immediately the town of Ferguson, MO., went wild with rage. But, they were not alone. Many celebrities — including Katy Perry, LeBron James, Pharrell Williams, & Olivia Munn — got on social media to share their sadness and anger over the verdict, which was announced by Prosecutor Robert McCulloch.
More than three months after Darren Wilson fatally shot unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO on Aug. 9, a grand jury has determined that no criminal charges should be filed against the police officer.
St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch announced the grand jury’s decision during a press conference on Nov. 24. The announcement comes more than three months after Michael Brown, 18, died on Aug. 9 from injuries he sustained when Officer Darren Wilson shot him in his hometown of Ferguson, MO.
The grand jury decision in the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown is moments away from being released. Watch the announcement live stream right here.
The entire country is waiting to hear the fate of Officer Darren Wilson, who has been on trial for the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. Officials will make the long-awaited announcement in a press conference on Nov. 24 at 9 p.m. ET — watch it live here.
It was a somber going home celebration for Michael as thousand of mourners attend the 18-year-old’s funeral on Aug. 25. With a St. Louis Cardinals hat laid on top his coffin, family, friends, and members of the community came together to say their final goodbyes.
Thousands of mourners came in solidarity to pay their respects to the late Michael Brown, the 18-year-old unarmed young black man who was shot and killed at the hands of a white police officer in Ferguson, MO. on Aug. 9. Spike Lee and Rev. Al Sharpton were just two of the many who supported the Brown family at the emotional ceremony.
Good for them. NFL players ran out on the field, before their game on Aug. 18, and paid tribute to Michael Brown by putting their ‘hands up’ in the air, a sign of surrender used by protesters in Ferguson, Missouri who are seeking justice for the teenager’s death.
Before their preseason game on Monday, Aug. 18, several Washington Redskins players paid tribute to Michael Brown, the 18-year-old black teenager who was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a 28-year-old white police officer, in Ferguson, Missouri on Aug. 9.
A preliminary private autopsy revealed that Michael Brown, a black teen, was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, by Darren Wilson, a white officer in Missouri. These shocking results have only intensified the protests by Ferguson residents who feel the shooting was racially motivated.
Michael Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed black teenager who was killed by Darren Wilson, a 28-year-old white officer in Missouri, on Aug. 9 was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, a preliminary private autopsy has found. The final shot entered the top of Michael’s skull, according to the autopsy report, suggesting that his head was bent forward when he suffered the fatal injury. This news emerged as Missouri’s governor, Jay Nixon, ordered the state National Guard to enter Ferguson as protests heated up.
We already knew his name, but now we have photos. Darren Wilson, the officer identified as the shooter who killed unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9, which initiated a week of protests, has now been identified in pictures.
Photos have now gone public of Darren Wilson, a 28-year-old officer who shot unarmed Michael Brown, 18, on Aug. 9. This incident in Ferguson, Missouri, has outraged local residents who feel the shooting was racially motivated.
The police officer who fatally shot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown has been revealed. In a press conference on Aug. 15, police identified officer Darren Wilson as the one who shot and killed Michael.
Michael Brown, 18, died on Aug. 9 from injuries he sustained after a police officer shot him in his hometown of Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson revealed that Darren Wilson was the one to shoot Michael in a press conference on Aug. 15.
Protests erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting of unarmed teen Mike Brown, and the police are now using tear gas and rubber bullets to subdue peaceful protestors and even visiting journalists alike. Read on for a brief breakdown of the situation in Ferguson and for President Obama’s August 14 statement which calls for peace moving forward.
Michael Brown was just 18 years old when he was shot by a police officer in his hometown of Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, allegedly because Mike shoved a police officer. Misinformation persists as Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson insists — most recently on The Sean Hannity Show — that there had been a struggle over the arresting officer’s weapon in his police car, despite several witnesses insisting to CNN that not only was there no initial struggle, but that Mike had never even entered the police car. In Ferguson, peaceful protests have turned to looting which has turned to aggressive, military-style actions on part of the police, who now have rubber bullets, tanks, and tear gas at their disposal — none of which they are afraid to use.