JIM SALTER / The Associated PressAug 9, 2019
On the fifth anniversary of his son's death at the hands of Ferguson, Mo., police, Michael Brown Sr. claims that "justice has not been served." Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Kasia Anderson / TruthdigMar 13, 2017
Details in the film are bringing fresh scrutiny to the circumstances of the teenager's 2014 death at the hands of a police officer in the Missouri town. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
The Rev. Madison Shockley / TruthdigAug 9, 2015
The police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., a year ago launched the Black Lives Matter movement. But officer-involved shootings seem only to have accelerated. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Sonali Kolhatkar / TruthdigAug 6, 2015
A year after Black Lives Matter became a rallying cry, the deaths of Sandra Bland and others continue to haunt the public consciousness. But outrage is no substitute for justice. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Kasia Anderson / TruthdigMar 12, 2015
Thomas Jackson has held fast to his post as chief of the embattled Ferguson, Mo., Police Department despite a constant chorus of calls for his resignation following the Aug. 9, 2014, shooting of an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, by Officer Darren Wilson. That's apparently about to change. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Kasia Anderson / TruthdigMar 5, 2015
Just a day after the news broke that the Justice Department had found evidence of racist practices within the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department, the DOJ released a report claiming that, by its own estimation, Officer Darren Wilson was motivated by personal safety concerns when he shot and killed the unarmed teenager Michael Brown. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 27, 2014
Although the country's views have progressed in terms of gay rights and race, universal health care isn't something Americans can get used to; a company in Japan offers people weddings to themselves; meanwhile, a confession by former officer Darren Wilson's prosecutor may be cause to reopen the Ferguson case. These discoveries and more after the jump. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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