Shooting of Michael Brown

The Ferguson unrest and the work of protesters laid the groundwork for the current movement, even if many white Americans didn’t listen until now.
Michael Brown, an 18-year-old Black man, was fatally shot in Ferguson, Missouri. The former police officer involved won't face charges.
Chief Jason Armstrong, who joined the department last year, called the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown "a wake-up call to law enforcement."
The legislation, which would raise the standard for police use of force, was announced on the anniversary of Michael Brown's death.
On the anniversary of his son's tragic death, Michael Brown Sr. has asked for St. Louis County prosecutor Wesley Bell to reopen the case.
Five years ago, Ferguson protesters changed the world. But it came at a cost to their mental and physical health.
When Ferguson Councilman Wesley Bell defeated the prosecutor criticized over the police killing of Michael Brown, black activists chalked up a victory.
Chants of "Run, Lezley, run” resounded as she made her announcement in Ferguson, Missouri.
Aug. 9, 2018, marks the fourth anniversary of the unarmed black teenager's killing by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
In a remarkable win for reformers, Wesley Bell, a city council member in Ferguson, Missouri, upset Robert McCulloch in Tuesday’s Democratic primary.
“What a legacy that would be ― elected to the City Council and supervising the same police department that killed Michael Brown," her attorney said.