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Decision Imminent On Whether To Indict Darren Wilson For Murdering Michael...

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AFRICANGLOBE - A grand jury deciding whether to bring charges against Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who gunned down unarmed teenager Michael Brown in August, is concluding its proceedings, and is set to issue a ruling within days.

Can Ferguson’s Black Leaders Gain Power Next April?

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AFRICANGLOBE - In April, three of Ferguson’s six city council seats are up for grabs and African-Americans have a chance to end decades of White domination. Two-thirds of the town’s 21,000 population is Black. But the mayor, more than 90 percent of the police, and all but one of the council members are White -- an imbalance that has stoked racial tensions in Ferguson long before Brown’s shooting in August.

Ferguson: Black Cities White Governments

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AFRICANGLOBE - A recent study found that while non-Whites make up 37.2 percent of the U.S. population, they account for only 10 percent of elected officials at the federal, state and county levels. By contrast, White men, who make up 31 percent of the population, account for 65 percent of representatives.

Missouri Police Stockpiling Weapons In Preparation For Grand Jury Decision

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AFRICANGLOBE - Missouri police have been stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury’s decision about whether to charge White police officer Darren Wilson with gunning down 18-year-old Michael Brown in suburban St. Louis.

Ferguson Crackdown Violated US And International Law – Amnesty international

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AFRICANGLOBE - The crackdown on peaceful protesters by police in Ferguson, Missouri violated numerous US and international laws, according to a report published Friday by Amnesty International.

Black Voters In Ferguson Rejecting Democratic Candidates 

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AFRICANGLOBE - "Just because they've got the D next to their name, that don't mean nothing," Darren Seals, a 27-year-old assembly-line worker and hip-hop musician told The Washington Post. "The world is watching us right now. It's time to send a message of our power."

World Watching Ferguson After Weekend Of Protests

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AFRICANGLOBE - Hundreds of demonstrators peacefully kicked off a holiday weekend of protests dubbed "Ferguson October." Protesters from all over the country joined locals in what they said was an effort to show the national impact of both teens' deaths. Throughout the day, emotions ran high but violence, rioting and looting were avoided.

Ferguson Braces For Protests After Police Kill Another Black Teen

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AFRICANGLOBE - Authorities in Missouri are braced for a weekend of reinvigorated protests around the city of Ferguson over the killing of Michael Brown, after another Black 18-year-old was shot dead by a police officer in nearby St Louis.

Judge Rules Against Police In Ferguson Protest Case

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AFRICANGLOBE - A federal judge ruled Monday that a tactic police used to control protesters in Ferguson, Mo., is unconstitutional and issued a preliminary injunction halting the practice.

Voter Registration In Ferguson Surges After Michael Brown Lynching

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AFRICANGLOBE- More than 3,000 people have registered to vote in Ferguson, Mo., since the murder of Michael Brown — a surge in interest that may mean the city of 21,000 people is ready for a change.

From KKK Robes, To Nazi Swastika, And Now The Darren Wilson...

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AFRICANGLOBE - As descendants of the slave patrollers of the American slaveocracy, police are on the front lines of maintaining the hierarchies of race, White privilege, and White supremacy in the United States. The “I am Darren Wilson” wristband evokes the demons of White racial terrorism against Black Americans.

New Unrest In Ferguson After Michael Brown Memorial Is Torched

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AFRICANGLOBE - Violence broke out again in Ferguson, Mo., a community still reeling from the effects of an unarmed teen gunned down by a White police officer last month. A group smashed up the windows of a beauty supply store, and gunshots could be heard nearby, according to witnesses.

Ferguson: Black People Have The Power To Fix The Problems. They...

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AFRICANGLOBE - Many images that came out of Ferguson, Mo., last month looked like scenes from Birmingham, Ala., in the 1960s. But that’s where the similarities ended. Let’s end the excuses. The people of Ferguson have all the power they need to simply get rid of their unrepresentative government — vote them out. This does not take any great political computation.

Ferguson Response Made US ‘The Laughing Stock Of The World’ –...

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“The U.S. is, indeed, a country wantonly violating the human rights where people are subject to discrimination and humiliation due to their race and they are seized with such horror that they do not know when they will be shot to death,”

From Detroit To Ferguson: Being Broke Is Killing Us

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AFRICANGLOBE - Recent events in Detroit, Michigan and Ferguson, Missouri have revealed the brutal character of American capitalism. On Tuesday, Detroit resumed the shutoff of water service to tens of thousands of low-income families that owe as little as $150. More than 600 households had their taps turned off just over the last few days, leaving seniors, the disabled and families with small children without water to drink, bathe, flush or cook.

Ferguson Isn’t About Black Rage Against Cops. It’s White Rage Against...

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AFRICANGLOBE - When we look back on what happened in Ferguson, it will be easy to think of it as yet one more episode of Black rage ignited by yet another police killing of an unarmed Black man. But that has it precisely backward. What we’ve actually seen is the latest outbreak of White rage. Sure, it is cloaked in the niceties of law and order, but it is rage nonetheless.
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