Michael Brown

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump's book "Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People," discusses inequalities in the criminal justice system.
Courtesy of Ben Crump
Flashpoint
October 20, 2019 - 8:56 am
The nationally known civil rights lawyer who represented the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Tamir Rice and others will be in Philadelphia Monday for a chat about his new book.
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Sean Ellis spent 22 years in prison after a wrongful conviction
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AP News
September 03, 2019 - 10:56 am
Civil liberty groups and reform-minded district attorneys are pushing to bring greater transparency to the process of highlighting police officers who have committed misconduct and could undermine criminal cases if they took the stand.
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Michael Brown Sr. speaks to the media on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, the fifth anniversary of the death of his son, Michael Brown, in front of the justice center in Clayton, Mo.
Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP
August 09, 2019 - 1:50 pm
By Jim Salter, Associated Press CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — On the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, his father is urging the top St. Louis County prosecutor to reopen the investigation into the white police officer who fatally shot the black and unarmed 18-year-old. Michael Brown Sr...
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In this Aug. 8, 2018 photo, Wesley Bell stands outside the Ferguson, Mo., police headquarters a day after he defeated longtime St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch in the Democratic primary.
AP Photo/Jim Salter, File
August 10, 2018 - 11:18 am
By Errin Haines Whack, AP National Writer When LaShell Eikerenkoetter cast her vote for Wesley Bell in the St. Louis County Democratic primary on Tuesday, she took the spirit of Michael Brown with her to the ballot box. She had a sole purpose on Election Day: Get rid of Bob McCulloch, the veteran...
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Sequita Thompson recounting the horror of seeing her grandson Stephon Clark dead in her backyard after he was shot.
Credit: Renee C. Byer/The Sacremento Bee Via AP
March 23, 2018 - 5:50 pm
By Ray Sanchez SACRAMENTO (CNN) -- Stevante Clark says his 22-year-old brother was a devoted father who had recently changed his life, and he wasn't a thief. Now his brother is the latest name on a list of black men killed by police: Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner and Walter Scott, among...
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