Some people are a bit peeved at the fact that protests against injustices such as the deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice are causing traffic or getting in the way of their holiday shopping. Or worse yet, seeping into professional sports.
While Time magazine chose Ebola fighters as the 2014 "Person of the Year," the runners-up include the Ferguson protesters whose "refusal to let a life be forgotten turned a local shooting into a national movement."
The former president isn't exactly someone to model a moral compass after, which is why you may find it surprising to hear his reaction to a New York grand jury decision not to indict the policeman whose chokehold preceded Eric Garner's death.
The social statistics produced by the Afrikaner Apartheid regime in South Africa are not so different from those produced by ordinary everyday legal and social practices in today’s United States.
The events in Ferguson, Mo., have actually led to that national conversation on race we regularly recommend to ourselves.
"These [Ferguson] protests have spread to what Americans hold most sacred: football," the "Colbert Report" host said Monday.
In response to recent events in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama has decided that rather than stop arming cops with billions of dollars' worth of military equipment, we just need to train them to use the supplies better.
The unrest inspired by the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and a grand jury's decision not to indict former Officer Darren Wilson in his death have nothing to do with race. Or so Fox News would have you believe.
A photo of a white cop hugging a black boy holding up a "Free Hugs" sign in Portland, Ore., has gone viral. But its popularity may say more about what we don't want to see than what we do.
Protests against police brutality and the St. Louis County, Mo., grand jury decision to clear Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson of wrongdoing in the shooting death of Michael Brown continue.