All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ferguson’

Infographic Looks At Most Tweeted About News Of 2014

Twitter is often the first place we turn when we want to know what people are saying about current events. While it doesn’t have the user base that Facebook does, it does have a wealth of real time information from around the world/country about every major news event. This has been, for the past several years, the best place to …

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Charles Barkley Calls For Rational Race Discussion In America

Former NBA star Charles Barkley is backing up the grand jury decision to not indict the white police officer who was involved in the shooting of 19-year-old teenager, Michael Brown last August. The outspoken basketball player-turned-commentator called the idea of white cops profiling black people “ridiculous,” in his recent interview with CNN. Barkley called looters in the Ferguson riots “scumbags.” …

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Man Killed With Hammer Near Ferguson; Was This A Hate Crime?

Just 20 miles away from Ferguson where protests and riots started after the tragic police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, a small group of people gathered in St. Louis to protest the most recent hate crime that shook the town. 32-year-old Zemir Begic, an immigrant from war-torn Bosnia was allegedly killed last Sunday by a group of hammer-wielding teenagers. According …

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Al Sharpton Organizing March On Washington

Al Sharpton has had a lot to say about some of the recent high profile cases involving white and black people. After the Ferguson decision and the recent decision by a Staten Island grand jury to not bring charges against Daniel Pantaleo, a police officer accused of choking a black man, Sharpton is more upset than ever. He claims that …

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Charles Barkley: Ferguson Looters Are Not Black, They’re Scumbags

Charles Barkley is sick of the way black people are portrayed in the media. He is particularly concerned that the people who were looting in Ferguson after the controversial grand jury decision last week will be seen as representative of black people in general. “Them jackasses who are looting,” Barkley said in an interview last week, “those aren’t real black …

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Charles Barkley Calls Ferguson Looters ‘Scumbags’

Former NBA star and current Inside the NBA analyst Charles Barkley has called Ferguson, Missouri looters “scumbags,” while applauding police officers who work in black neighborhoods. Barkley added that he supports the grand jury’s decision not to indict Darren Wilson for shooting of Michael Brown. Regarding the Ferguson verdict, Barkley told Mike Missanelli at 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia Tuesday …

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Ferguson Cop Leaving Police Force

After Furguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson, 28, shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown on August 9, during an altercation, protesters in that town began burning police cars, smashing and looting storefront windows and firing gunshots, shortly after the verdict was read that the officer would not be indicted. Now Wilson’s lawyer has said his client will be leaving the …

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Why Is Hulk Hogan Getting Mentioned In Ferguson Shooting?

After a controversial grand jury decision to not indict Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown, it’s been reported that Wilson’s testimony regarding the shooting has been made available to public. It is Wilson’s only detailed account of the incident on record. According to Wilson’s testimony, Brown became confrontational when the police officer asked him and his friend to …

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KKK Linked To Ferguson Police Dept. According To Anonymous

The online hacktivist group Anonymous dumped personal information online belonging to alleged members of the Ku Klux Klan. This is just part of the group’s campaign against the white supremacists who threatened to use lethal force against protesters following the grand jury’s decision not to indict Darren Wilson. Anonymous also claims to have taken over the @KuKluxKlanUSA Twitter account. In …

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KKK in Ferguson? Anonymous Says Yes

With racial tensions high and parts of the city still smoldering, the last thing the Ferguson police department needs is another scandal. With many protesters and outside observers already mistrusting of Ferguson police, claims that the department has ties to racist organizations have spread all too easily. Last week Anonymous, that mysterious, decentralized, and infamous collection of online agitators, accused …

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Ferguson Decision: Celebs React On Twitter

Everyone has an opinion about the Ferguson decision. Many of the people in Ferguson, who were upset about the verdict, are rioting, looting and destroying the very town where they live with their families. Some people are calling the Ferguson decision a racist verdict and think that the cop was not prosecuted because he was white and the teen he …

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War Machine, Greed, Poverty the Real Issue in Ferguson, Says Rapper Killer Mike

It’s the war machine, Killer Mike said. It’s the greed and the poverty in Ferguson. Killer Mike, the rapper from Atlanta who is himself the son of a policeman, has been outspoken on the troubles in Ferguson since the shooting death of Michael Brown. He told an audience last night that the grand jury decision in Ferguson was not a …

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