Justice Department Finds a Pattern of Civil Rights Violations by the Ferguson Police Department

Washington — The Justice Department announced the findings of its two civil rights investigations related to Ferguson, Missouri, today. The Justice Department found that the Ferguson Police Department (FPD) engaged in a pattern or practice of conduct that violates the … Read More

Artists call for Black Friday boycott in solidarity with citizens of Ferguson

By Isseu Diouf Campbell Blackout for Human Rights, a network of high profile artists is calling for a nationwide economic blackout on Black Friday, the shopping day after Thanksgiving, in solidarity with the citizens of Ferguson. The day of action … Read More

No “probable cause” to indict officer Wilson for the death of Michael Brown

By Isseu Diouf Campbell For many, the presence of the Missouri National Guard in Ferguson since November 17, 2014, predicted yesterday’s verdict. A grand jury of nine whites and three blacks didn’t see any “probable cause” to indict police officer … Read More