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Art

A Journalist’s Art Project Highlights Media Bias Against Black Men

'Counternarratives' takes a closer look at media coverage in the age of “fake news.”
Antwaun Sargent
6.10.17
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The Ex-Cop Who Killed Michael Brown Admitted to Using the N-Word

The revelation comes from documents in a civil suit over former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson's killing of the unarmed teenager.
Allie Conti
3.14.17
crime

New Footage Shows What Michael Brown Was Doing Before His Death

The previously unseen video suggests that there might be more to the robbery than initially presented by Ferguson police.
Allie Conti
3.13.17
News

A Year After Ferguson, There's Still No Peace

The police shooting of two young men of color this week shows that even as more Americans consider race to be the biggest issue facing the country and citizens are increasingly attuned to how cops target minorities, little has changed at the local...
Allie Conti
8.10.15
News

Darren Wilson Probably Wasn't Even the Worst Cop in Ferguson

A long 'New Yorker' profile offers us a glimpse into the world of the man who shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown this time last year. The former cop styles himself something of a tragic figure.
Matt Taylor
8.3.15
News

Ferguson Witness Dorian Johnson Got Arrested After Filing a Lawsuit Against the Police

He was arrested in an altercation with St. Louis cops hours after suing the city of Ferguson for inflicting emotional distress on him the day he watched Michael Brown die.
Allie Conti
5.8.15
News

Ferguson's Police Chief Is Finally Resigning

Thomas Jackson's resignation is perhaps the most tangible effect so far of last week's scathing Justice Department report on racist policing practices in the Missouri city.
Allie Conti
3.11.15
News

The Ferguson Report Shows Exactly What Living in a Police State Is Like

We now have specific examples of what it's like to be black and live there—and it sounds a lot like being a character in a dystopian novel.
Allie Conti
3.4.15
News

How Should We Handle Police Shootings in Post-Ferguson America?

Now that the feds have declined to press civil rights charges against Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown, police reformers are mulling their next move.
Justin Glawe
3.4.15
News

Cops in Ferguson Are Extremely Racist, According to the Feds

Racist emails and other evidence leaking out from a federal probe into the city's police department paints a picture of systematic discrimination.
Allie Conti
3.3.15
Stuff

Artist ​Titus Kaphar on His New Solo Show and Unarmed Black Men in America

"I feel very strongly that most of the history that we have been taught is at best incomplete, and at worse fiction."
Antwaun Sargent
1.15.15
News

Why Can't Ferguson Grand Jurors Talk About the Darren Wilson Case?

A 1990 Supreme Court ruling suggests the grand juror suing Missouri for the right to speak out has a decent shot at victory.
Justin Glawe
1.7.15
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