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Secure justice for Michael Brown

Racially-motivated police violence has no place in law enforcement.

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Michael Brown's killer may never be held accountable — unless President Obama and US Attorney General Holder take action. Tell them to indict Officer Darren Wilson and to overhaul the local and state policies and practices that led to Mike Brown's death, as well as those that perpetuate the nationwide crisis of discriminatory policing.  Today, a St. Louis Grand Jury refused to indict Mike…

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Governor Nixon's new Ferguson Commission is not enough. We demand a special prosecutor.  It's been nearly two months since Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed 18-year-old, unarmed Black teenager, Mike Brown. County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch has done everything in his power to avoid holding Wilson accountable, while state Governor Jay Nixon stands idly by. Now it's up to Governor Nixon to…

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We cannot allow police to kill with impunity. We demand the Department of Justice and Ferguson law enforcement officials rigorously investigate, prosecute, and fire all officers involved in the police killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown. A Ferguson, Missouri police officer racially profiled and fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown as the teen stood with his hands in the air. Mike Brown's…

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ColorOfChange Campaign leader

PROGRESS: Congress has just passed a bill requiring the Department of Justice to gather nationwide data on police shootings and killings,…Read More

Congress Just Passed a Bill Addressing Police Killings While No One Was Looking

After watching nationwide protests unfold against police brutality, members of Congress did what they have seemed incapable of doing for years: something. A bill passed by both chambers of Congress and headed to President Barack Obama's desk will require local law enforcement agencies to report every police shooting and other death at their…Read More
ColorOfChange Campaign leader

NEWS: After a preliminary private autopsy conducted on #MikeBrown, Dr. Michael M. Baden said, “on my capacity as the forensic examiner for…Read More

Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Was Struck at Least 6 Times

Frances Robles and Julie Bosman
FERGUSON, Mo. — Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was killed by a police officer, sparking protests around the nation, was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, a preliminary private autopsy performed on Sunday found. One of the bullets entered the top of Mr. Brown’s skull, suggesting his head was bent forward when it…Read More
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