Mike Brown

New Surveillance Footage of Michael Brown Sparks Protests

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When 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014, police officers shared a video showing Brown with his hands around a shopkeeper’s neck as he makes off with a carton of cigarillos. Police said Brown robbed the store, but previously unreleased surveillance video casts...

Mike Brown’s Mother “Tells The Truth And Shames The Devil” In New Book

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“I wasn’t there when Mike Mike was shot. I didn’t see him fall or take his last breath, but as his mother, I do know one thing better than anyone, and that’s how to tell my son’s story, and the journey we shared together as...

Nelly Speaks On Sending Teens To College For Free Through His “Mike Brown Scholarship Program”

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St. Louis rapper Nelly has been putting his celebrity to great use behind the scenes in Ferguson. Nelly spoke last year about moving forward with plans to establish a scholarship program in honor of 18-year-old Mike Brown, who was unlawfully gunned down by Ferguson police...

A Missouri Police Union Marks the Anniversary of Mike Brown’s Death By Declaring ‘Darren Wilson Day’

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It’s been one year since former Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown, Jr. in the small St. Louis suburb, but while protesters across the country held rallies to remember Brown and affirm Black lives, one Missouri police union had a completely...

Ava DuVernay’s Heartbreaking Post About Mike Brown Sums Up Everything We’re Feeling Today

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It’s been a year since 18-year-old Michael Brown, Jr. was gunned down in Ferguson, Missouri, and since that time the #BlackLivesMatter movement has only grown. While many thought it would have petered out by now, the call for justice and equality for Black folks has...