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The tears of a black mother

LOS ANGELES-Trayvon Martin walked home with a bag of Skittles and iced tea in his hands. Eric Garner had just broken up a fight. Tamir Rice was playing around on a playground being a kid. […]

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Ferguson’s Civil Rights Indictment

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department announced the findings of its two civil rights investigations related to Ferguson, Missouri.  The Justice Department found that the Ferguson Police Department (FPD) engaged in a pattern or practice of […]

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Ferguson’s Rage Comes to LA

LOS ANGELES-Three months and 14 days ago unarmed teen, Michael Brown Jr. was shot and killed by Officer Darren Wilson in the city of Ferguson, Mo. Three months and 14 days later, the grand jury […]

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5 Lingering Ferguson Questions

  Now what, Ferguson? With Michael Brown’s funeral being a public spectacle in that it signals closure to another racial episode in this country, the looming questions beckons some answers. Now that we’ve seen civil […]

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Ferguson in Photos: Day 6

The bedlam of unrest in the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting has continued to grip the country and the rest of the world. Images from Ferguson, Missouri has become the beacon of calls for […]