The family of Michael Brown asks that we “channel your frustration to the grand jury decision in ways that will make a positive change.” Our young men are also exploited by the system of [...]
Residents in cities around the nation – and police departments – are awaiting the grand jury decision on whether to indict Darren Wilson, the white Ferguson police officer who shot and killed an unarmed 18-year [...]
“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” ~ Nelson Mandela At the time of my writing of this article I anxiously await the [...]
Three young delegates with the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center (MLKJFC) recently returned from St Louis and Ferguson, Missouri after a weekend of protest against police brutality organized by clergy, labor groups, educational organizations, [...]
Four Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center young people will travel this week to Ferguson, Missouri to join in a national effort to stand united against police violence and excessive use of force in Ferguson, [...]
Ferguson, MO City motto since 1894: PROUD PAST, PROMISING FUTURE: On August 9th of this year unarmed 18 year old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a Ferguson police officer and the shooting sparked the [...]
It was with a heavy heart that I watched the events unfold in Ferguson, Missouri. You hear it in the news – another young African American shot – but usually his name is left out [...]
In 2013, police killed 400 people in the United States. Most died with barely a blip on the world’s screen. Michael Brown’s death was not unique. He was African American, young, male – and unarmed.