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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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A Mark Fiore Political Cartoon Video: “Racist EZ-Cash”

By Elaine Magliaro Mark Fiore, the Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist, posted a video last week titled Racist EZ- Cash following the release of the Justice Department’s report on the city of Ferguson, Missouri. Fiore said that the veil had “been … Continue reading

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From the Office of the Missouri Attorney General: Racial Profiling Data for the City of Fegurson for the Year 2013

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NEWSFLASH: Mayor of Ferguson Claims Scathing DOJ Report ‘Not Proof’ of Widespread Abuses

By Elaine Magliaro Regarding the Justice Department’s investigation of Ferguson, Missouri, which found that “there was probable cause to believe the police and court routinely violate people’s civil rights” in that community: Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III is not convinced “that widespread problems exist” despite the … 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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Department of Justice Could Sue Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department for Racial Discrimination

By Elaine Magliaro Evan Perez and Alexandra Jaffe of CNN announced this evening that the Department of Justice “is preparing to bring a lawsuit against the Ferguson, Missouri, police department over a pattern of racially discriminatory tactics used by officers, if 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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