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  • Ferguson, Mo.'s truth: We have a human-rights problem

    A few years ago, I spoke at a human-rights conference at George Mason University. I had documented the number of unarmed African-American males killed by American police as well as the high rate of black men who are being held in county, state and federal prisons throughout the nation.
  • U.S. attorney general visits Missouri town for meetings on fatal shooting

    FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder met with community members in Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday and vowed a thorough civil rights probe into the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager that has set off 11 nights of...

    NFL referee refused to work Redskins games because of team name

    NFL referee refused to work Redskins games because of team name
    Retired NFL referee Mike Carey, the first African-American referee assigned to the Super Bowl, did not work games involving the Washington Redskins after 2006 because of his belief the team's name is a racial slur. Carey, who began his career as a...

    Michael Brown shooting hearing expected to last until mid-October

    Michael Brown shooting hearing expected to last until mid-October
    Local prosecutors hope to present all evidence in the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown to a grand jury by mid-October, St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch said Wednesday morning before U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. arrived in...

    Consequences in Ferguson, Mo.

    We in America have always fought to preserve freedom and the rights granted under our Constitution. The Constitution grants the right of assembly, demonstration and protest. We are have been inundated with the news of rioting, looting and arson in...