National

Ferguson: The Other Young Black Lives Laid to Rest in Michael Brown’s Cemetery

(BBC) – There is still no headstone in the place where 18-year-old Michael Brown Jr is buried. Those who wish to pay their respects have to ask for a map inside the office at St Peter’s Cemetery, a verdant swatch surrounded by a low stone Read More

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Politics

White House Debated Ferguson Trip

  (Politico) – The White House debated sending President Barack Obama directly into riot-torn Ferguson, Missouri, to address the racially charged aftermath of the decision not to prosecute a police officer who killed an unarmed black man. But, according to three White House officials, the Read More

National

Another Police Homicide

by Nayaba Arinde and Herb Boyd Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American It was déjà vu all over again for Omowale Clay, the bullhorn in his hand as he marched behind Assemblyman-elect Charles Barron, who was at the front of demonstrators last Read More

National

Black People, White Government

(Al-Jazeera America) – In the wake of the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, after the Aug. 9 shooting of black teenager Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson, there has been a focus on racial disparities in representation. A recent study found that while people of color Read More

National

Open Season on Blacks?

Hunter versus the hunted mentality seen across America Demonstrators at county council meeting refuse to stop demanding justice for Mike Brown. Photo: Warren Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call (FinalCall.com) – From California to South Carolina, from Missouri to Detroit to New York, Read More