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11.28.14 Prachi Gupta

It was only four nights ago that Darren Wilson, the cop who shot and killed unarmed black teen Mike Brown, walked away without any charges, giving way to protests across the nation expressing outrage over how our country continuously devalues the lives of black men. But by Friday, Americans were taken over by a different […]

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11.26.14 Bucky Turco

For a second day, demonstrations flared up nationwide on Tuesday as people took to the streets to protest a grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Mike Brown. From New York to Los Angeles and Ferguson to Philadelphia, marches took place, leading to some minor clashes with police […]

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11.25.14 ANIMAL

On Tuesday evening, New York City continued to show solidarity with Ferguson. Following the announcement that officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for the fatal shooting of Mike Brown, protests have erupted around the nation. ANIMAL’s Bucky Turco has been live-tweeting from the scene in NYC, where protesters are marching through the streets. It […]

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Rhett Jones

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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11.24.14 Bucky Turco

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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Prachi Gupta

Remember Rudy Giuliani, the former New York mayor who supported and expanded the controversial stop-and-frisk policy during his tenure? Well, he was invited to participate in a panel about the heightened racial tensions in Ferguson after that white cop killed an unarmed black teenager, and predictably, his comments on race angered a lot of people. […]

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11.14.14 Amy K. Nelson

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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11.09.14 Amy K. Nelson

On Sunday morning, some Long Island residents awoke to KKK propaganda packets outside of their homes that used the death of Michael Brown, the Missouri teenager who was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson on August 9. Two calls were placed to Suffolk county police on Sunday morning — one from Port Jefferson, […]

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10.07.14 Rhett Jones

A federal judge ruled on Monday that a policy which forces demonstrators in Ferguson to stay in motion or face arrest hampers a citizen’s right to protest. In her preliminary injunction against what the ACLU billed as the “5-Second Rule,” Judge Catherine D. Perry said “the practice of requiring peaceful demonstrators and others to walk, […]

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09.29.14 Rhett Jones

In a perfect example of the American tendency to think everything in the world revolves around us, some people have been under the impression that protesters in Hong Kong are mimicking the “Hand’s Up, Don’t Shoot” chant popularized in Ferguson, Missouri where an unarmed teenager was gunned down in the street by the police. According to the Atlantic, […]

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