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Draft of Justice Department Report Claims That Police Escalated Tensions in Ferguson, Missouri, Following the Death of Michael Brown

By Elaine Magliaro According to the draft of a Justice Department report, police in Ferguson, Missouri, escalated tensions after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Matt Apuzzo (New York Times) said that the report “describes a chaotic scene in which … Continue reading

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How Much Do Black Lives Matter in Ferguson, Missouri?: Justice Department Investigation Finds Pattern of Racial Bias in Ferguson Police Department and Courts

By Elaine Magliaro The Justice Department released two reports today. In one report, the DOJ explained why it does not plan to “pursue federal civil rights charges against Darren Wilson, the white police officer, who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black … Continue reading

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Ferguson Prosecutor to Speak at St. Louis University

by Gene Howington Bob McCulloch is in the news again. The now infamous prosecutor from the Michael Brown case has been scheduled for an upcoming speech at St. Louis University, raising the ire of some students. The focus of the … Continue reading

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From Democracy Now!: More Information about Ferguson Grand Jury Witness 40

By Elaine Magliaro Last Wednesday, Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez spoke with William Bastone, the lead author of The Smoking Gun article that exposed the identity of “Witness 40.” On Monday, The Smoking Gun identified “Witness 40” as Sandra McElroy–a “bipolar Missouri … Continue reading

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A Mark Fiore Video: Who Killed Michael Brown?

By Elaine Magliaro Political cartoonist Mark Fiore said it seems as if “everyone but Darren Wilson is responsible for the death of Michael Brown. It’s Michael Brown’s fault, black-on-black violence is at fault, it’s a culture of disrespect and lawbreaking … Continue reading

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Another Post in My Scenes from “Post Racial” America Series: NAACP Journey for Justice Marchers Encounter Hostile Counter-Protest in Missouri

By Elaine Magliaro According to Hannah Baldwin of the Columbian Missourian, about fifty Journey for Justice activists who were marching from Ferguson to Jefferson City “encountered a hostile counter-protest Wednesday in Rosebud.” The 135­-mile march from Ferguson to the Governor’s … Continue reading

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Regarding St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch, Ham Sandwiches, Pontius Pilate, and the Ferguson Grand Jury

By Elaine Magliaro One of the images that came to my mind when I thought about the situation faced by the Ferguson grand jury was of Pontius Pilate washing his hands. Pontius Pilate–that’s who it seemed St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch was acting like. He … Continue reading

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