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US justice department sues Ferguson to force police reforms

The department has been investigating Ferguson's policing after an unarmed black teenager was killed by a white police officer in 2014.

State of emergency declared in Ferguson

St. Louis County declared a state of emergency on Monday after a teenager was charged with shooting at police officers.

Man charged in Ferguson cop shooting

Police charged a young African-American man on Sunday in connection with the shooting in Ferguson that wounded two policemen.

Manhunt continues for cop shooting suspects in Ferguson

Investigators scoured streets near the scene of the shooting for clues and several people were brought in for questioning, but there were no arrests.

Two officers shot outside Ferguson police HQ after chief quits

Two police officers were shot during a protest, hours after the city's police chief quit following a damning report into his department.

Selma anniversary: Obama declares work of Civil Rights Movement advanced but unfinished

The US president says discrimination by law enforcement officers in Ferguson, Missouri, showed a lot of work needed to be done on race in America.

#blacklivesmatter voted 2014’s word of the year in US

Twitter protest hashtag is overwhelming victor in American Dialect Society’s annual poll of language experts.

LAPD to investigate song mocking Michael Brown’s killing

"Michael Brown learned a lesson about a messin' with a badass policeman," went the song, captured on video on entertainment news website TMZ.

Protests continue over death of black man by white cop

Protesters have staged demonstrations every day since a grand jury's decision on Wednesday not to bring criminal charges against the officer.

Unarmed man reaching for pills shot dead by cop

In what appears to be another incident of racial profiling in the US, a man was killed by a police officer who thought he was reaching for a gun.

Tyranny of injustice in US

Police power and black lives are at opposite ends of a morally indefensible value system.

Riots grip Ferguson as jury decides not to prosecute cop

A US jury has found that white police officer Darren Wilson acted in self defence when he shot and killed black teenager Michael Brown.

State of emergency declared ahead of ruling on Ferguson shooting

Ferguson has been quiet while a jury decides if Darren Wilson will be charged for the killing of Michael Brown, but Missouri is taking no chances.

Talib Kweli Q&A: ‘Nah son … the world owes you nothing’

The rapper speaks about police killing black people in South Africa and the United States, Lauryn Hill’s essence and working with local artists.

Second black teen killed by white officer in St Louis

Almost two months to the day after black teen Michael Brown was killed by a white police officer, another St Louis teen was gunned down in St Louis.

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