Ferguson

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Three major social media networks helped police target activists throughout the country during tense protests against police brutality and racism, according to a new post by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) published Tuesday. The ACLU of California obtained records showing that Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram provided special user...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Mike Brown's brutal and unnecessary death prompted fierce community protests and national outrage from a community that had long been the victim of systemic discrimination and abuse by the U.S. criminal justice system. (Image via The Advancement Project)
Across the country on Tuesday, community members, activists, racial justice...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that evidence recovered during illegal...

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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."