Tag Archives: Ferguson

21Jan/17

Sundance shines light on Ferguson unrest

‘Whose Streets?’, which has received glowing reviews at the Sundance film festival, explores the community behind the headlines of the civil unrest in the US suburb of Ferguson following the death of African American Michael Brown by a white police officer.
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09Aug/15

FBI aid sought in Texas probe of unarmed black man shot dead by police

Police in Arlington, Texas have invited the FBI to take part in an investigation into the police killing of a unarmed black man who was allegedly burglarizing an auto dealership. A small group of protesters hold a vigil in Arlington after the shooting.

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09May/15

Mother of Trayvon Martin lends her voice to art exhibition exploring social inequality

Mother of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager that was shot by George Zimmerman in Florida, speaks at Los Angeles exhibition exploring social inequality through art.

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08Mar/15

On Selma anniversary, Obama says racial progress made but more needed

U.S. President Barack Obama observes the 50th anniversary of the civil rights confrontation in March 1965 in which police in Selma, Alabama beat protesters marching across the Edmund Pettus Bridge to demand voting rights for African Americans.
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