Militarization

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri filed a $40 million federal lawsuit on Thursday alleging that police in the local and county departments violated civil rights and used excessive force to falsely arrest innocent bystanders in an attempt to crack down on the demonstrations that took place throughout the month. The death of Michael Brown, a black...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Police departments in the U.S. are increasingly considering the use of drones...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Last week, after days of violent police rampages in Ferguson, Missouri, Senate...

Further

Ferguson has become a battlefield, with a white police force waging war on black residents after Mike Brown died in the street "like an animal." With the FAA declaring a no-fly zone to protect "law enforcement activities," police have shot two more people, declined to hear the chilling account of Brown's friend, lobbed tear gas at protesters in their own backyards, and issued a statement saying sorry but could black folks' protests be only in daylight and "respectful," just like they've been.

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