Tag Archives: Michael Brown

Justice Two Years After Michael Brown’s Death In Ferguson

I reported for jury service on a Monday morning. I had just returned to town after a week away, and there was a lot to catch up on in the…

Department of Justice Finds Insufficient Evidence to Charge Darren Wilson in Shooting Death of Michael Brown

The federal investigation into the shooting death of black Ferguson, Mo., teenager Michael Brown has yielded insufficient evidence to support criminal charges against white officer Darren Wilson, two U.S. officials…

Harlem Megachurch Pastor, Michael Walrond Jr., says he Hopes Police Killings ‘Will Shock People Into Coming Together’

The murders of two New York City officers ambushed in their car in Brooklyn by a man claiming to be retaliating for police killings of unarmed black men prompted calls…

There Is a Right Way to Talk About Ferguson at Work

Over the past several months, the tragic shooting of Michael Brown by Darren Wilson has been all over the news. The decision not to indict Officer Wilson sparked a wave…

Why the Cross Is the Only Bridge Across the Racial Chasm In America

What happened on that August night in Ferguson, Missouri, between Michael Brown and officer Darren Wilson will probably never be known with any certainty. What is certain, though, is that…

Patrol Cars, Stores Damaged during Violent Protests in Berkeley, California

A peaceful protest in the university town of Berkeley, Calif., Sunday night over police killings of black men was overtaken by a group vandalizing police cars and stores and briefly…

John Mark Yeats on Ferguson, Race, and the Church

This morning started with an uncomfortable conversation with my son. On the second day of school, his personal clothing choice was a bit sloppy and involved a hoodie.