Tag Archives: Michael Brown

21Jan/17

Sundance shines light on Ferguson unrest

‘Whose Streets?’, which has received glowing reviews at the Sundance film festival, explores the community behind the headlines of the civil unrest in the US suburb of Ferguson following the death of African American Michael Brown by a white police officer.
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18Jan/16
MLK Memorial

FBI Director Comey lays wreath to honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

FBI Director James Comey discusses police shootings before laying a wreath at memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr.

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10Aug/15

Man critical after exchange of gunfire in Ferguson – police

A man who fired at police during protests in Ferguson is in a critical condition after being wounded in a gun battle with officers, St. Louis county police chief says.

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09Aug/15

Black Lives Matter protesters shut down Bernie Sanders event in Seattle

Bernie Sanders is forced to leave the stage after a handful of Black Lives Matter protesters disrupt his rally.

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09Aug/15

FBI aid sought in Texas probe of unarmed black man shot dead by police

Police in Arlington, Texas have invited the FBI to take part in an investigation into the police killing of a unarmed black man who was allegedly burglarizing an auto dealership. A small group of protesters hold a vigil in Arlington after the shooting.

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08Aug/15

Texas officer shoots dead college football player after car dealership crash

A Texas police officer fatally shot a 19-year-old college football player suspected of driving a car through the window of a Dallas-area car dealership.

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08Aug/15

Ferguson braces for protests on anniversary of Michael Brown shooting

Activists held a small rally in Ferguson as the city braces for protests on anniversary of Michael Brown shooting.

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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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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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