Walter Scott Michael Slager

The North Charleston, SC police officer who shot a fleeing man in the back was fired from the police force. Former police officer Michael Slager, 33, was arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of Walter L. Scott, 50. A video taken by a bystander captured the murder.

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Jeffrey Williams

A 20-year-old black man is being held on $300,000 bond in the shooting of 2 police officers during a peaceful demonstration in Ferguson, MO., on Thursday, Mar. 12. The police officers were wounded in the face and shoulder. They were treated and released on the day of the shootings.

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Tamir Rice

More details have emerged about the Cleveland cop who shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice to death at a playground.

Timothy Loehmann resigned from a smaller Ohio police force in 2012 when he was found to be incompetent, "weepy" and "distracted" prior to a firearm qualification session, Gawker.com reports.

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Mike Ditka

Former NFL coach and television sports analyst Mike Ditka is taking sides in the ongoing national debate over the shooting death of Missouri teenager Mike Brown at the hands of a former Ferguson police officer.

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St Louis Rams

The St. Louis players who came out onto the field with their hands up prior to the Rams vs Oakland NFL game will not be punished by the NFL.

Five Rams players raised their hands in protest as they emerged onto the field during pre-game introductions on Sunday. The protest was in response to a Missouri grand jury decision not to indict a former Ferguson cop on murder charges in the shooting death of Michael brown.

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Tamir Rice

A 12-year-old Cleveland boy died one day after he was shot by a police officer who responded to a call about a boy pointing a gun at a playground. The man who called 911 told the dispatcher that the gun was "probably fake" and it was scaring everyone. But the dispatcher did not pass that information on to responding officers.

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Rudy Giuliani and Michael Eric Dyson

Politicians like Rudy Giuliani are revealing their racial bias with more frequency now that a biracial man is in the White House. Giuliani didn't bite his tongue when he came to the defense of Darren Wilson, the racist Ferguson, MO. police officer who gunned down a black teenager in cold blood.

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Levar Jones

A South Carolina state trooper was arrested and charged with shooting an unarmed driver for not wearing his seat belt.

Groubert pulled over Levar Jones, 35, in a Columbia, SC gas station after he observed Jones not wearing his seat belt on Sept. 4. The patrol unit's dash cam filmed what happened next.

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Michael Brown funeral services

Numerous national media outlets, including Ebony.com, are live streaming the funeral of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo. police officer on Aug. 9. Watch the live stream after the break.

Thanks to Ebony.com for the live link.

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Omar Slim White

Friend of the blog Omar “slim” White has a solution to the mass murder of young black men by police officers. Mr. White is a Vegan/Health Guru, Philosopher, Human Behavior Expert, and Celebrity Club Promoter based in Atlanta.

Click the link below to read Slim's guest post.

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Iyanla Vanzant

Life therapist Iyanla Vanzant will travel to Ferguson, MO. to film an episode of her popular OWN Network TV series "Iyanla: Fix My Life".

Iyanla will use her life experiences to help the residents of Ferguson cope after 10 nights of civil unrest since an unarmed teenager Michael Brown was gunned down execution-style by a Ferguson police officer.

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Puff Daddy

Influential hip hop mogul Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs was instrumental in helping to bridge the gap between then-Senator Barack Obama and young black voters during the presidential race in 2008.

In an emotional video uploaded to social media yesterday, Mr. Combs requested the president's presence in Ferguson, Mo.

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Marc Catron

A Kansas City, Mo. cop is facing an internal review after posting racist statements on Facebook about Mike Brown, the 18-year-old unarmed youth who was gunned down by a Ferguson, Mo. cop.

Officer Marc Catron posted the wrong photo of Brown which he captioned: "I'm sure young Michael Brown is innocent and just misunderstood. I'm sure he is a pillar of the Ferguson community."

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Mike Brown

The results of a private autopsy conducted on the body of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo. cop on Aug. 9, shows Brown was not shot in the back as previously reported by witnesses.

The preliminary autopsy results show Brown was shot at least six times in the front -- 4 times in his right arm, once in the right eye and one shot to the top of the head, according to the report obtained by The New York Times.

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surveillance

Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson released the name of Michael Brown's killer in a press conference this morning. The officer's name is Darren Wilson.

Jackson also released surveillance camera images from a convenience store where Brown is suspected of stealing cigars prior to being shot and killed by Wilson.

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Ferguson protestor

A change in police tactics led to peaceful, non-violent protests on Thursday after 4 nights of civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

The residents of Ferguson were protesting the police shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown at the Canfield Green apartments on Saturday. Residents complained that the overzealous police stripped them of their constitutional rights to express themselves peacefully.

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Nelly

Black Twitter went IN on television pitchman Nelly for promoting Cheerios instead of commenting on the police shooting death of 18-year-old Mike Brown. Nelly's followers roasted the 39-year-old former rapper after he posted a photo of himself holding an "iced out" box of Cheerios on his Twitter.com account today. The unarmed Brown was shot to death after scuffling with a Ferguson, Mo. police officer on Saturday. Nelly and his family moved to nearby St. Louis, Mo. when he was a young boy, and he still owns a home in the area.

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