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Anger over the grand jury decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson continues, with New Yorkers joining a national walk out protest. Gathering in Union Square and Times Square, workers and students left their classes and jobs at 12:01 PM Monday in a national demonstration organized around the hashtag #HandsUpWalkOut. The time was significant, as […]

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After it was announced that a St. Louis County grand jury would not indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in the fatal shooting of Mike Brown, an unarmed black teenager, protests erupted in Ferguson and all across the country. Hundreds of people demonstrated on the streets of New York City, voicing their disapproval of the […]

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A St. Louis County grand jury has decided against indicting Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Mike Brown, to the surprise of virtually no one, but the disappointment of a nation. The Brown family released the following statement: We are profoundly disappointed that the killer of our child will […]

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Soon a grand jury will come back with a decision on whether to indict officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager who was shot and killed on August 9, sparking protests, violence and tear gas for weeks in Ferguson. With many anticipating that the jury will not indict Wilson, there […]

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If you thought the story of Michael Brown, Ferguson, and the racist, militarized, out-of-control police was over, a new exhibition on the LES by the art collective Yams reminds you that it’s far from finished. While the intense 24/7 media coverage of Ferguson has receded, this week alone there were several arrests of protestors following an “insulting” proposal […]

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