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Ferguson protests show no sign of slowing down, 8 more arrested

Eight protesters were arrested Sunday evening in Ferguson as police continued their search for a suspect who shot a police officer on Saturday. According to a Ferguson police officer, bottles and rocks were hurled at officers, and the department requested aid from other police agencies because of the large crowd. 

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More cops required to wear body cameras across nation

More police departments across the country are requiring members of their force to wear body cameras. In the last few weeks, agencies in at least a dozen cities, including Ferguson, where 18-year-old Mike Brown was fatally wounded by a police officer on Aug. 9, have said they are equipping officers with video cameras. 

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Journey for John Crawford, moments from Beavercreek Walmart to Xenia Courthouse

On Monday, Sept 22nd about 100 young people marched from the Walmart store in Beavercreek, OH to the Xenia, OH Courthouse where a special grand jury convened to determine whether or not to charge Sean Williams, the police officer who shot and killed John Crawford. The 11-mile march called “Journey for John Crawford” was organized by […]

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Update: Ferguson police banned from wearing ‘I am Darren Wilson’ bracelets

Ferguson police chief Thomas Jackson has agreed to stop police from wearing “I am Darren Wilson” bracelets in solidarity with the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown last month. Officers can no longer wear the bracelets while in uniform and on duty after federal officials intervened to put a stop to the officers wearing the […]

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New policy bans profiling in federal law enforcement agencies

The U.S. Justice Department is expected to issue a new policy that will ban religious and other forms of profiling by federal law enforcement officers. The highly-anticipated policy will not include an exemption for national security investigation, according to sources. 

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Ferguson police officer shot, cops looking for suspect

Police are continuing their search for a suspect who wounded a Ferguson police officer Saturday night. Authorities say the incident involved only one person. Police also confirmed Sunday that the officer was wearing a body camera, but it was turned off during the incident. 

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More protesters arrested in Ferguson

A number of protesters were arrested by police in Ferguson after shoving ensued on Thursday night. According to protesters, the evening started out peaceful, with Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson marching down the street with them. 

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With new report, NWLC calls for equal opportunities for African American girls

The National Women’s Law Center has released a new report that shows how dire it is for African American girls. As battles ensue for racial and gender equality, the NWLC’s report, “Unlocking Opportunity for African-American Girls: A Call to Action for Educational Equity,” advocates for the dissolution of discriminatory practices against African American girls, and for […]

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Video: Ferguson police chief apologies to family of Michael Brown

Ferguson, Missouri police chief Thomas Jackson issued a public apology on Thursday to the family of Michael Brown in a short video posted online regarding the teen’s death. 

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Video: 5-month pregnant woman thrown belly-first by NYPD

The New York Police Department’s Internal Affairs unit is investigating claims that an officer tackled and slammed a five-month pregnant woman in Brooklyn. A video recording shows Sandra Amezquita, who is 5-foot-4, being grabbed by the arm and thrown to the ground with a cop on her back in the early morning hours in Sunset […]

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