Archives for November 2014

New Statement by Holder on Ongoing Situation in Ferguson, MO

STATEMENT BY ATTORNEY GENERAL HOLDER ON THE ONGOING SITUATION IN FERGUSON, MISSOURI WASHINGTON—Attorney General Eric Holder made the following statement today on the ongoing situation in Ferguson, Missouri. “Good afternoon. I have been briefed by members of the Justice Department and I wanted … [Read more...]

Ferguson A Community on Fire With Unrest

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN Reports indicate 16 businesses, many mom and pop stores and a black  church were set on fire last night in Ferguson after the Grand Jury decision was announced that Officer Darren Wilson will not be charged in the shooting death of 18 year old Michael Brown. … [Read more...]

Stevie Wonder Reacts to Ferguson

(AURN) --  Civil Right Activist, Singer and Humanitarian Stevie Wonder at the White House Chimes in on Ferguson as the nation waits to find out if the officer charged with killing Michael Brown is charged. April Ryan reports:  … [Read more...]

St. Louis Public Radio Posts Ferguson Evidence Documents

Source: St. Louis Public Radio: The documents in the link below are evidence the grand jury considered that was released by St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch. http://apps.stlpublicradio.org/ferguson-project/evidence.html … [Read more...]

Holder Statement on Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

ATTORNEY GENERAL HOLDER STATEMENT ON THE CONCLUSION OF THE GRAND JURY PROCEEDING IN THE SHOOTING OF MICHAEL BROWN WASHINGTON—Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Monday regarding the conclusion of the St. Louis County grand jury proceeding in the shooting of Michael … [Read more...]

Statement by MO Congressman William Lacy on Grand Jury Decision

STATEMENT BY CONGRESSMAN WM. LACY CLAY (D) MISSOURI REGARDING ST. LOUIS COUNTY GRAND JURY DECISION IN THE POLICE KILLING OF MICHAEL BROWN, JR. NOTE:  The following is a first-person statement from Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D) Missouri “From the beginning of this tragic case, I have repeatedly … [Read more...]

Obama Remarks on Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release November 24, 2014 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AFTER ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE DECISION BY THE GRAND JURY IN FERGUSON, MISSOURI James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 10:08 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: As you know, a few moments ago, … [Read more...]

Giuliani and Dyson Argue Over Violence in Black Communities

Source: NBCNews Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Georgetown Professor Michael Eric Dyson got into a heated exchange over policing in black communities Sunday morning on Meet the Press. … [Read more...]

Attorney General Holder Statement on Marion Barry

ATTORNEY GENERAL HOLDER STATEMENT ON FORMER WASHINGTON MAYOR MARION BARRY WASHINGTON—Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Sunday on the passing of former Washington Mayor Marion Barry:   “I was very saddened to hear this morning about the passing of Marion … [Read more...]

Statement by the President on the Passing of Marion Barry

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 23, 2014   Statement by the President on the Passing of Marion Barry   Michelle and I were saddened to hear of the passing of Marion Barry. Marion was born a sharecropper's son, came of age … [Read more...]