All posts tagged "Ferguson"

  • Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani claps at the start of a day-long conference on human rights organized by the Iranian exile opposition group National Council of Resistance of Iran on Saturday,
March 7, 2015. Giuliani was one of the main speakers. (AP Photo/Frank Jordans)
    Giuliani blames Obama for Ferguson shootings

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani (joo-lee-AH’-nee) says President Barack Obama is to blame for the police shootings in Ferguson, Missouri, and other disturbing events because he sets the tone for the nation....

    • Posted March 13, 2015
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  • People take part in a candlelight vigil Thursday, March 12, 2015, in Ferguson, Mo. Two police officers were shot early Thursday morning in front of the Ferguson Police Department during a protest following the resignation of the city's police chief in the wake of a U.S. Justice Department report. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
    Calm prevails in Ferguson after shooting of police officers

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Protesters called for calm but vowed to keep pushing for change in Ferguson a day after the shooting of two officers in front of the city’s police department heightened tensions in the St....

    • Posted March 13, 2015
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  • Police shine a light on a helmet as they investigate the scene where two police officers were shot outside the Ferguson Police Department Thursday, March 12, 2015, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
    2 officers shot in ‘ambush’ outside Ferguson PD

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday while demonstrators were gathered across the street — an attack the county police chief described as “an ambush” that could...

    • Posted March 12, 2015
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    Justice in Modern Times?

    Rampant protests, violent encounters, and vicious public rage have sparked national debate over the recent controversies involving police departments and victims. With the infamous last names of Ferguson and Brown thrown around like commonalities, any innocent bystander...

    • Posted January 6, 2015
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    Ferguson protests: It’s time for it to end

    In the Ferguson shooting that occurred on August 9th of this year, Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed a black 18 year-old named Michael Brown. Brown was unarmed, but several witnesses including Wilson, have testified that Brown...

    • Posted December 15, 2014
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  • Demonstrators protest against the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, during a rally at the Department of Justice in Washington, Monday. (AP)
    Ferguson protest planned for Saturday in Seoul

    Expats will gather near Hongik University in western Seoul on Saturday to protest against a Missouri grand jury’s recent decision not to indict Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager Michael...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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  • In this Sunday Nov. 30, 2014, file photo, St. Louis Rams players, from left; Stedman Bailey (12), Tavon Austin (11), Jared Cook, (89) Chris Givens (13) and Kenny Britt (81) raise their arms in awareness of the events in Ferguson, Mo.,  as they walk onto the field during introductions before an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in St. Louis. Time will tell whether the ``hands-up'' gesture during pregame introductions will leave a lasting memory or simply go down as a come-and-go moment in the age of the 24-hour news cycle. Either way, it certainly isn't the first time high-profile athletes have used their platform to make political statements. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson, File)
    St. Louis Rams players stir controversy with ‘Hands Up’ protest

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Five St. Louis Rams players entered the football field with their hands raised. A day later, people walked out of work or school showing the same gesture of solidarity with Ferguson protesters. The...

    • Posted December 1, 2014
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