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#michael brown

# michael-brown - Monday 26 June, 2017

Philando Castile's family reaches $3m settlement over his death

The 32-year-old was several times by police officer Jeronimo Yanez in Minnesota.

# michael-brown - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Police believe this video shows Ferguson suspect was armed

They said it shows him grabbing a handgun from his waistband after gunshots ring out.

# michael-brown - Monday 10 August, 2015

State of emergency declared in Ferguson after remembrance march ends in violence

A teenager who was critically injured during the shootout has been charged with first-degree assault on a police officer.

# michael-brown - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Video emerges of Christian Taylor shortly before he was shot dead FBI This post contains videos

Video emerges of Christian Taylor shortly before he was shot dead

Today marks the first anniversary of Michael Brown’s death.

What happened to Ferguson in the year since Michael Brown was killed?

“Everyone’s listening now.”

# michael-brown - Thursday 6 August, 2015

An unarmed white teen was shot dead by US police. Why is there no outrage?

Zachary Hammond was shot dead over two weeks ago.

# michael-brown - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

White cop who shot black teen says he now only goes out "with like-minded individuals"

Darren Wilson was cleared by the US federal government.

# michael-brown - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Irish playwright embroiled in controversy over play about death of black teen

Actors have walked off Phelim McAleer’s “Ferguson”, a staged reading of testimony surrounding the police shooting of Michael Brown.

# michael-brown - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

The police killings that have sparked racial tensions in the US this year

The shooting dead of Antonio Martin joins a growing list of similar incidents in the last six months.

# michael-brown - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Thousands march in Washington and New York to demand action on police killings

The marches come after the killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.

# michael-brown - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Opinion: US policing culture is growing increasingly violent – so where will it end?

Adjusting for the disparity in population, citizens in Britain – another country with armed police – are around 100 times less likely to be shot by a police officer than Americans.

# michael-brown - Sunday 30 November, 2014

The police officer who shot Michael Brown has resigned

“It is my hope that my resignation will allow the community to heal.”

# michael-brown - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Amnesty has sent its people to Ferguson to monitor police at protests

“The world is watching America”

Clashes continue in Ferguson as cop who shot teen says he "did his job right"

Protests have been taking place across the US.

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun USA

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun

American police forces have become increasingly militarised in recent decades – adopting the weapons, tactics and mindset of soldiers instead of civilian protectors.

# michael-brown - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Ferguson: Cop who killed unarmed black teen 'would not do anything different'

Darren Wilson has spoken for the first time since being cleared over the shooting of Michael Brown.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Catch up as you wake up.

Ferguson: Protests, violence, over news that police officer won't be charged over shooting of teen

There are peaceful protests against the verdict across the US and riots have broken out again in Ferguson.

# michael-brown - Monday 24 November, 2014

Tensions high as grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting

It’s feared that tonight’s announcement could provoke a violent backlash.

# michael-brown - Saturday 22 November, 2014

'I don't want my son's death to be in vain'

Tensions are high ahead of the grand jury ruling on the death of Michael Brown.

# michael-brown - Monday 17 November, 2014

Missouri declares state of emergency ahead of Ferguson verdict

The black teen was shot by a white police officer this summer.

# michael-brown - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Police officer who shot unarmed black teen says he 'feared for his life'

Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson in August.

# michael-brown - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen - police say he fired first

St. Louis Police say the deceased man fired at the officer first.

# michael-brown - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Ferguson, Missouri is dealing with another shooting - this time a police officer has been shot

The officer, who was shot in the arm, was said to be chasing two men.

# michael-brown - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Ferguson's police chief: 'I deeply apologise to the Brown family'

Thomas Jackson also said sorry to peaceful demonstrators in the city.

# michael-brown - Monday 25 August, 2014

Mourners throng church in St. Louis for funeral of slain teen Michael Brown

Brown’s father has called for protests to be halted for the day.

# michael-brown - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Opinion: The killing and imprisonment of journalists should concern us all

Worrying press arrests in Ferguson and the grisly murder of James Foley underlines it is in all of our interests to ensure journalists can report without fear.

# michael-brown - Friday 22 August, 2014

National Guard leave town as Ferguson tensions calm

Orderly protests appeared overnight.

# michael-brown - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Opinion: The protesters in Missouri have wrongly become enemies of the State

Blurring the boundary between law enforcement and military action creates the conditions for a military dictatorship.

Potshots, tear gas, snipers and curfews: 'Fighting a war with unarmed citizens' in Ferguson

The continued protests in Ferguson over Michael Brown’s death have seen unrest in the town.

# michael-brown - Monday 18 August, 2014

Two wounded by gunfire as violence ramps up in Ferguson protests

Riot police fired tear gas into the crowd and seven people have been arrested overnight.

# michael-brown - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Ferguson to be under curfew for the second night

The US Attorney General has asked for a second autopsy on the body of Michael Brown.

Police fire smoke and tear gas at defiant Ferguson protesters

Despite the curfew being put into place by the governor, some protesters remained on the streets.

State of emergency and curfew imposed in Ferguson to quell violent protests

Michael Brown’s death has ignited several days of clashes with furious protesters.

# michael-brown - Friday 15 August, 2014

After six days of tensions, Missouri police name officer who shot dead unarmed black teen

Police also revealed that the deceased had been suspected of an earlier robbery.

Local police stripped of authority over Ferguson protests

Protests and riots began after an unarmed teen boy was shot in the town at the weekend.

# michael-brown - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Police refuse to reveal who shot unarmed teenager as Obama calls for calm

The US president said while there is no excuse for violence against police, excessive force by officers could not be justified.

Teen shooting: Tear gas and smoke bombs used on protesters

An unarmed teenager was shot and killed by a police officer in the town at the weekend.

# michael-brown - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

No-fly zone over town where unarmed black teen was shot by police

Protests erupted in the Missouri town after the incident occurred.

# michael-brown - Monday 11 August, 2014

Chaos erupts in Missouri town after police shoot dead unarmed black man

An emotional candlelit vigil turned into looting and rioting.