Militarization

Jon Queally, staff writer
A pair of mostly peaceful marches on Friday in the city of Ferguson, Missouri kicked off a long weekend of action designed to continue and expand the challenge to racism and police violence that was sparked two months ago in the mid-western city after a black teenager was shot and killed by a white police officer. Organized by a coalition of both...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The U.S. Department of Justice is launching a broad civil rights investigation...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri filed a $40 million federal lawsuit on...

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.