Tag Archives: Ferguson

19May/15

Obama sets new limits on police use of military equipment

U.S. President Barack Obama puts in place new restrictions on the use of military equipment by police departments, following unrest in U.S. cities over the deaths of black men at the hands of police officers.

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09May/15

Mother of Trayvon Martin lends her voice to art exhibition exploring social inequality

Mother of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager that was shot by George Zimmerman in Florida, speaks at Los Angeles exhibition exploring social inequality through art.

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28Apr/15

Night of rioting in Baltimore results in burnt buildings, cars and ransacked shops – amateur videos

A day and night of violence in Baltimore leaves cars’ wreckage and litter on streets and shops damaged, amateur videos show. The violence followed the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who died of injuries sustained while in police custody.

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16Mar/15

20 year old charged with shooting two Ferguson police officers

A 20-year-old man was charged with assault in the first degree for last week’s shooting of two police officers during a protest in the troubled city Ferguson, Missouri.
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12Mar/15

Two police officers shot in Ferguson, Missouri, ambush

St. Louis County’s police chief says there are possible leads in the search for the gunman who shot two officers during a protest in Ferguson, Missouri.
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08Mar/15

On Selma anniversary, Obama says racial progress made but more needed

U.S. President Barack Obama observes the 50th anniversary of the civil rights confrontation in March 1965 in which police in Selma, Alabama beat protesters marching across the Edmund Pettus Bridge to demand voting rights for African Americans.
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22Feb/15

Malcolm X’s legacy survives 50 years after his assassination, says his daughter

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (FEBRUARY 21, 2015) (REUTERS) – At the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination, his daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz, said his struggle for racial equality continues to resonate.
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