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  • U.S. views on Missouri shooting vary starkly by race, poll finds

    (Reuters) - U.S. blacks are twice as likely as whites to view the fatal Missouri shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer through the lens of race, according to a nationwide poll released on Monday. Four out of five black...
  • Wide racial gap in perceptions of Ferguson, Mo., unrest, poll finds

    Wide racial gap in perceptions of Ferguson, Mo., unrest, poll finds
    Blacks and whites see the events in Ferguson, Mo., through starkly different lenses, a new nationwide survey shows. The poll from the Pew Research Center, released Monday, shows Americans overall closely divided on whether the shooting by police of...
  • Families of Oscar Grant, Trayvon Martin to join St. Louis peace rally

    The family of Oscar Grant, who was killed in 2009 by a BART police officer, will join the parents of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown on Sunday at a rally to call for peace after weeks of racial tension rocked this St. Louis suburb.  "First and...
  • Alabama teacher suspended after 6th graders re-enact Missouri shooting

    (Reuters) - An Alabama teacher was suspended after her sixth-grade students re-enacted along racial lines the police shooting of Michael Brown, the black teenager whose killing in Ferguson, Missouri, has sparked nightly clashes, school officials said...
  • Time To Lift Veil Of Suspicion Off Black Men

    Time To Lift Veil Of Suspicion Off Black Men
    As a 52-year-old, African-American woman who has devoted her life to a ministry of human rights and community building, my heart is burdened by the senseless death of Michael Brown, 18, at the hands of a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. Michael defied...
  • Rights struggle to continue after Missouri violence fades, organizers vow

    FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - After two nights of relative calm in Ferguson, Missouri, many have expressed hope the violent clashes and looting that followed a white police officer's shooting of an unarmed black teenager will soon be a thing of the past....
  • Feds could go several ways in probe of Ferguson shooting

    WASHINGTON Several options await the Justice Department inquiry that Attorney General Eric Holder will see firsthand Wednesday in embattled Ferguson, Mo., where he will meet with law enforcement authorities investigating the police shooting of 18-year-old...
  • Opportunists fan the flames of racial unrest

    Violence following the recent fatal shooting of an unarmed robbery suspect in Ferguson, Missouri, has tragically followed a predictable script. On average, more than 6,000 African-Americans are killed by gun violence each year. That startling figure is...
  • DOJ civil-rights probe in Zimmerman-Trayvon case continues

    DOJ civil-rights probe in Zimmerman-Trayvon case continues
    In Washington 21/2 years ago, the nation's top civil-rights enforcer, Thomas Perez at the U.S. Department of Justice, sat down with Sanford's mayor, city manager and U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown and promised to investigate whether Trayvon Martin was the victim...
  • Ferguson shows we have work to do on race

    As I watch the coverage and read the accounts of what has happened in Ferguson, Mo., I keep asking myself: "Is this really 2014?" In many ways, it seems more like 1964. After all, the apparent quick-trigger mentality of mostly white law enforcement, a...
  • Funeral planned for Missouri teen shot by police as clashes persist

    Funeral planned for Missouri teen shot by police as clashes persist
    Police said early on Tuesday they came under heavy gunfire and arrested 31 people during another night of racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago. Funeral...
  • Police move against protestors as calm dissolves in Ferguson

    Police move against protestors as calm dissolves in Ferguson
    FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Police in riot gear ordered demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, to disperse late on Tuesday, then charged into the crowd to make arrests as relative calm dissolved during an 11th night of protests over the fatal shooting of a...