Ferguson

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A municipal court judge in Ferguson , Missouri, on Monday announced sweeping changes to the city's court system, including an order to withdraw all arrest warrants issued in the city before December 31, 2014. The announcement came ahead of a major new municipal reform law taking effect this week—Senate Bill 5, which will put a cap on court...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
On Friday, activists with the country's growing racial justice movement...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
At least 50 people were arrested outside the Thomas F. Eagleton Federal...

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Rage simmers on in Ferguson even as a judge turned down an ACLU move to block repressive police actions there. Still, many are speaking up and calling out what Kareem Abdul-Jabbar calls the "systemic racism (and) class warfare" against America's 50 million poor - with moves for new laws, less hardware, fundraising - without which "we will be gathering over and over again beside the dead bodies of our murdered children, parents, and neighbors."