Following the announcement of the grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, rioters in Ferguson, Missouri, burned mostly minority-owned businesses — all in the name of justice.
After months of fomenting strife, hate, and unrest surrounding the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, the increasingly discredited establishment press — Time magazine, in particular, but others too — has taken it to the next level. On November 25, Time published an incendiary “opinion” piece headlined “Ferguson: In Defense of Rioting.” As the title suggests, the commentary defends the perpetration of violence following a grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Wilson on charges of murder and manslaughter. But the piece goes even beyond that, calling riots “necessary” to the “evolution” of society.
The church Michael Brown once attended was burned during the Monday Ferguson protests. Was the crime the handiwork of white supremacists, as the church's pastor suspects?
The Ferguson grand jury turned down all five potential charges brought against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, with none of them being persuasive enough to garner the nine votes necessary to indict him from the 12-member grand jury.
The grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, will release its verdict in the shooting death of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson 48 hours after it has informed public safety officials, putting the expected announcement off to just before the Thanksgiving Day break.
With threats of violence in the Ferguson shooting incident being serious enough to scare policemen and their families into hiding, how sure can we be that the grand jury is not subject to the same kinds of fears?
In perhaps the most threatening move to date in the Ferguson situation, a militant group is offering rewards for information on the whereabouts of Officer Darren Wilson and each close family member.
On Monday afternoon, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency for the entire state to prepare for the anticipated reaction to the expected jury decision to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson after Wilson fatally shot Michael Brown.
The U.S. Marshal's Service of the Justice Department has engaged in widespread airborne surveillance of Americans' telephone calls and data, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
The latest leak sets the stage for the announcement in November of the grand jury deciding not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Mike Brown — a ruling which could trigger more unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.