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Dec 03 2014
Michael Brown's stepfather apologized Wednesday for his angry rant the night authorities announced a grand jury's decision not to charge a white police officer for fatally shooting Brown in August.
Louis Head, however, told CNN he is being unfairly blamed for the rioting that followed his outburst, which included screaming 'burn the ----- down!" and other expletives to a crowd ofUSA TODAY
Jul 21 2023
PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Police in Pine Bluff have identified a second suspect involved in a weekend shooting that left one person dead and another injured. Police identified 17-year-old Kylon Bead as the latest suspect in the shooting incident on East Lake Drive Saturday. Officers said Bead has black hair, brown eyes and slim build. Officials also noted that he goes by the nickname “TP.” PoliceKARK
Apr 04 2022
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's historic nomination to be the first Black woman on the Supreme Court moved one step closer Monday afternoon.
The 22-member Senate Judiciary Committee, which is evenly split between Democrats and Republicans, voted along party lines for an 11-11 tie, rather than offering a "favorable" or "unfavorable" recommendation.
Though the tie vote adds aUSA TODAY
Aug 12 2014
The death on Saturday of Michael Brown, 18, has sparked two nights of unrest.
"To become violent in Michael Brown's name is to betray the gentle giant he was," said the Revered Al Sharpton, flanked by Mr Brown's parents.
The FBI and the US justice department's civil rights division have opened an investigation into the shooting.BBC News
Jul 12 2023
The 2023 Emmy Award nominations were announced Wednesday via livestream on the official Emmys website and Facebook page. “Act Your Age” star Yvette Nicole Brown and Television Academy chair Frank Scherma hosted the nomination reveal. Brown received an Emmy nod two years ago for outstanding guest actress in a comedy series for her appearance in “A Black Lady Sketch Show.” “Succession” scoredNew York Post (News)
Aug 16 2014
Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson announced Friday morning that the officer who fatally shot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown is Darren Wilson. At a news conference in Ferguson, Missouri, Jackson said Wilson has been a Ferguson police officer for six years. He has had no disciplinary action taken against him prior to the incident and has been treated for injuries following the altercationPolitico
Jul 20 2023
At its meeting Thursday, the board voted 5-2 to rescind all resolutions 75 days after “a majority of current Board of Education members were not signatories to the resolution or did not otherwise vote to adopt the resolution” and removing them from school buildings and publications. The anti-racism resolution, which must now be taken down from school hallways, calls racism “a crisis thatSt. Louis Post-Dispatch
Jul 21 2023
The Supreme Court early Friday morning allowed Alabama to move forward with its first lethal injection since the state paused executions last year over concerns about the procedure. Convicted murderer James Barber, 64, was pronounced dead at 2:56 a.m. ET, according to the state’s Department of Corrections, nearly two hours after the justices rejected Barber’s emergency request to halt theThe Hill
Jul 20 2023
CHEYENNE — A Casper woman pleaded guilty to a charge of arson for setting fire to a Casper abortion clinic last year during a Thursday plea hearing held in U.S. District Court. Lorna Green, 22, pleaded guilty to using gasoline to set fire to the Wellspring Health Access building in Casper in May 2022. Green said little during the hearing, wearing a long aquamarine-colored dress and black-Cowboy State Daily
Mar 25 2022
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin announced Friday that he will vote for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to be confirmed to the Supreme Court, clearing the way to an all-but-certain confirmation.
The West Virginia Democrat has become a pivotal vote in the evenly divided Senate, as he often sides with Republicans, and his opposition could have blocked Jackson from becoming the first Black woman toNPR (Online News)