Ferguson

Ferguson activist Darren Seals was found shot dead in a burning car on Tuesday morning. He was the sixth Black man found under similar circumstances within the past two years and represents a major concern for the people of Ferguson. Rapper/activist and friend Tef Poe shared on NewsOne Now, “The community is clear on what’s going on […]

A lawsuit accuses 13 St. Louis suburbs of extorting poor Black residents. Attorneys say they're operating debtor's prisons.

Marc Lamont Hill appeared on NewsOne Now to talk about his new book which examines a growing crisis in America where a particular demographic of citizens are being made vulnerable and exploitable as revenue generators. In Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond, Hill examines how unrelated capitalism, public policy, […]

According to a review of the book by The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the authors were seeking to spread a message of “hope, healing and unity,” but instead many are saying the book doesn't do enough to explain the traverse effects surrounding what led to the city's collapse.

A pilot program chess club helps Ferguson students heal. Organizers are seeing dramatic improvements.

Karr stepped down after serving as the city attorney since 2004.

Mayor James Knowles III hopes this change helps the community heal after the 2014 tragic killing of Michael Brown.

Delrish Moss, a 32-year veteran of the Miami Police Department, was announced as the choice on Thursday (Mar. 31) out of 54 applicants. Moss, who is Black, will have authority over a majority of police officers who are White and manage a town where two-thirds of the residents are African-American.

The city of Ferguson, Mo. has approved a deal with the federal government to revamp the court and law enforcement system after the area was exposed by the Department of Justice for using people of color as profit in its policing methods. The 6-to-0 vote was finalized at the Ferguson City Council meeting Tuesday evening, The New York […]

Vice President Joe Biden will present at the Academy Awards in Hollywood on Sunday. No word yet on which category Biden will present.

Former Black Panther Sekou Odinga and Black Lives Matter activist Larry Fellows may come from different Black liberation movements, but both understand that to truly celebrate Black History Month, we must dig deeper.

The Ferguson City Council on Tuesday called for changes to a tentative agreement to overhaul the police department.