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Four Firings Won't Fix Ferguson

Four Firings Won't Fix Ferguson

The city's police chief announced his resignation last week, but it's unclear what that will mean for citizens in and around St. Louis.

The Judge Who Invented Ferguson's Debtor's Prisons Owes $170K In Taxes

The Judge Who Invented Ferguson's Debtor's Prisons Owes $170K In Taxes

Ronald J Brockmeyer, the judge who just resigned after filling Ferguson's coffers by fining its poorest residents and sent them to inhumane, overcrowded prisons when they couldn't pay a few hundred dollars -- stands accused of fixing fines for his cronies, and owes $170K in unpaid taxes.

Michelle Alexander: Ferguson Shows Why Criminal Justice System of "Racial Control" Should Be Undone

Michelle Alexander: Ferguson Shows Why Criminal Justice System of "Racial Control" Should Be Undone

"The report does not give me hope. What gives me hope is that people across America are finally waking up," says Michelle Alexander, author of the best-selling book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.

Ferguson Official Stated President Obama Wouldn't Last Long "Because What Black Man Holds a Steady Job for Four Years”

Ferguson Official Stated President Obama Wouldn't Last Long "Because What Black Man Holds a Steady Job for Four Years”

We're gonna hear that old trash argument about "bad apples" again, but racism in America is institutional. The question now is will the DOJ provide a systemic solution to a systemic problem?