Mike Brown

  With Ferguson still in a state of unrest, Rick Ross and Yo Gotti do their part to make sure people never forget. In the visual for “Trap Luv” the two MC’s pay homage to slain teenager Mike Brown, and include images of the ongoing battle for justice in Ferguson.   ‘Hood Billionaire‘ arrives November […]

As if the Michel Brown tragedy couldn’t get any more heartbreaking, the latest news from Ferguson, Missouri is that a memorial for the unarmed 18-year-old who was gunned down by a police officer, has been burned to the ground. The Ferguson Fire Department responded to a 6:45 a.m. call at Canfield Drive Tuesday morning where the memorial lay […]

It was a month ago that unarmed teen Michael Brown was shot and killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson (who is still on paid administrative leave.) And it’s going to be even longer before the grand jury doesn’t have to return a verdict until January 2015. The extension was granted by Judge Carolyn Whittington […]

In an interview with CNN’s Don Lemon, Pharrell Williams shared his thoughts on the police killing of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown and the unrest the followed in Ferguson, Mo. During the talk with Lemon, Williams’ comments touched on everything from respectability politics to President Obama‘s role in the matter. “I’m disappointed in the way that it was handled […]

Two GoFundMe online campaigns that support Darren Wilson, the officer who was named as the shooter of Michael Brown, stopped accepting donations without explanation after a police charity was unsure what they would be able to do with the money. Shield of Hope, the police charity that runs the “Support Officer Darren Wilson” page, which reportedly raised […]

Chances are, if you’re scrolling through your Instagram or Twitter feeds, you’ve probably seen Martin Baker’s image used in a number of popular memes. He’s the Black guy in glasses who is on the phone, looking like Mama Spike found out the light wasn’t paid this month. Seemingly by coincidence, the good folks of the […]

The Black community is, in large part, coming together to speak out against the tragedy of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Mo. Many on social…

Rapper The Game grabbed almost every rapper in the game for his song, “Don’t Shoot,” a tribute to slain Ferguson, Missouri teen, Michael Brown. Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Diddy, Fabolous, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swizz Beatz, Yo Gotti, CurrenSy, Problem, King Pharaoh and TGT make up the all star cast of artists who lend their voices […]

Rev. Al Sharpton talks about what to do post-Ferguson and answers the questions that are on the minds of many, including the family of Michael…

The response to the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., — sparked by the police shooting death of Michael “Mike” Brown by a police officer — has galvanized a nation. Social media has been instrumental in engaging supporters who want to provide assistance to relief workers in the town to bring calm and order in the aftermath […]

According to audio released Monday night by CNN, a Ferguson resident is allegedly in possession of audio of the moment that Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown. The results of a preliminary autopsy showed that Brown was shot at least 6 times, including twice in the head. The Ferguson resident and […]

On a live CNN broadcast today (August 21), Don Lemon spoke with rapper and activist Talib Kweli about the unrest and conditions in Ferguson. That’s when things quickly went left.      Kweli said he went to Ferguson, Mo., to “control the narrative” because mainstream media wasn’t doing its part by reporting inaccuracies about the protests. Lemon cut […]