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Jesse Williams: ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Actor Sums Up Baltimore Riots Via Twitter

Jesse Williams, probably best known for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on Grey’s Anatomy, has long been outspoken about racism in the U.S. He spoke out eloquently when Trayvon Martin was killed and again when the Ferguson riots erupted as a result of the death of Michael Brown. Now Jesse Williams is sharing his thoughts on racism again–this time, …

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Trayvon Martin: Mom Says Whites Don’t Get It; ‘We Have a Right To Be Safe’

Trayvon Martin was not the first black youth to be held as an example of lack of justice for violence against blacks. And he certainly was not the last. Trayvon Martin’s killer was “on patrol” for a neighborhood watch program. The recent events in Ferguson surrounding the death of Michael Brown, as well as the events in New York regarding …

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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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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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Darren Wilson Resigns From Ferguson Police Force

Darren Wilson, the officer who shot and killed Ferguson, Missouri teen Michael Brown, has reportedly resigned from the police force effective immediately. The details surrounding the shooting and events leading up to Brown’s death have saturated the media since August, when Wilson was put on administrative leave, and the nation has been riveted by the events in the streets of …

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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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KKK in Ferguson, Missouri? Pastor Says Yes

Is the KKK in Ferguson, Missouri? The pastor of Michael Brown, Sr.’s church believes that may be true. The church was one of several buildings burned to the ground following the rioting in Ferguson following the grand jury’s decision not to prosecute Darren Wilson, the cop who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. In fact, Pastor Carlton Lee told NBC News that …

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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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Obama Condemns Furguson Violence

President Barack Obama harshly criticized protesters Tuesday night for the racially charged violence in Ferguson, Missouri, after mayhem erupted after a grand jury refused to indict a white police officer who shot a black teenager. Speaking from Chicago, Obama declared, “To those who think that what happened in Ferguson is an excuse for violence, I do not have any sympathy …

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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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Sara Sidner: CNN Reporter Hit With Rock On Live Air While Reporting In Ferguson

Sara Sidner, a CNN reporter, was hit in the head with a rock on live air while she was reporting in Ferguson, Missouri. Sidner was giving her report on the many buildings that had been set on fire by protesters to Jake Tapper in the studio when the rock hit her in the side of the head. After regaining her …

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Michael Brown Verdict: No Charges Against Wilson

The Michael Brown verdict has been announced. There will be no charges brought against Officer Darren Wilson for the August shooting of unarmed teen, Michael Brown. The grand jury is a secret process, and therefore, it isn’t known whether the decision was unanimous. However, after pouring over evidence and interviewing witnesses time and again, there were enough votes to at …

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