Ferguson activists meet with President, demand an end to police brutality

 

 

Ferguson, Missouri activists met with President Barack Obama Monday to demand that officials put an end to police brutality in the nation.

It has been one week since a St. Louis County grand jury failed to indict Officer Darren Wilson for fatally shooting 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9. The unarmed teenager was shot six times in the head, chest and arms. 

Large number of police shootings do not end with prosecutions

 

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A Missouri grand jury’s decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown can be now added to a long list of police shooting investigations that show that more officers walk free than not.

The panel was tasked with figuring out if Wilson had probable cause when he killed Brown, not whether or not he fatally shot the unarmed teen. 

Little League superstar Mo’ne Davis lands book deal

 

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She caught our attention this past summer when she competed in the Little League World Championships. Although Mo’ne Davis’ team did not take home the title, the baseball superstar has been racking up ever since.

First, it was gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated. Then famous director Spike Lee made a documentary based on her life. Now Davis has landed a book deal.