Ferguson

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Demonstrators gather to protest the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Photograph: Roberto Rodriguez/EPA

Marches, prayers and a moment of silence will take place on Sunday in Ferguson, Missouri, to mark a year since an unarmed black teenager was fatall(...)

Lonnie Bunch, director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, which is scheduled to open in September 2016. Photograph: Simon Carswell

When the White House said, following the latest mass shooting in the United States, that president Barack Obama believed the Confederate flag “belongs(...)

Michael Slager, who was fired from his job after video emerged of Walter Scott being shot in the back, could face between 30 years and life if convicted of murder. Photograph: Reuters/Charleston County Sheriff’s Office

A grand jury on Monday indicted a former police officer on a murder charge for the shooting death of a black man in North Charleston, South Carolina, (...)

Members of the US National Guard  in Baltimore, Maryland. The city remains under curfew following riots on Monday. Photograph: Mark Makela/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton, the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 presidential election, has called for the widespread use of police body cam(...)

A screengrab showing the police stop during which Jerame Reid was fatally injured.

A US police video of officers confronting and then fatally shooting a black man in southern New Jersey has stirred anger over another death at the han(...)

The Rev. Al Sharpton leads the national Justice For All march against police violence along with the families of people killed by US police officers in Washington. Photograph: Jim Bourg/Reuters

Thousands of protesters made their way down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington today, marching to the US Capitol to draw attention to the deaths of una(...)

National Guard and police guard the Walmart on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri on November 27th, 2014. Photograph: Ruth Fremson/New York Times

Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri are targeting Black Friday sales and major US retailers with peaceful demonstrations.The latest tactic comes followin(...)

Demonstrators march through the streets of Ferguson, Missouri on November 24th, 2014. Photograph: Jason Redmond/Reuters

The St Louis area braced for another day of protests on Tuesday after a grand jury cleared a white police officer in the fatal August shooting of an u(...)

Police confront demonstrators protesting the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown outside the police station on . Brown was killed by Darren Wilson, a Ferguson police officer, on August 9. A grand jury is expected to decide this month if Wilson should be charged in the shooting. Photograph:  Scott Olson/Getty Images.

Police arrested five people in Ferguson, Missouri, overnight after they tried to block a street in a protest calling for a grand jury to charge a whit(...)

People gather near a makeshift memorial for Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri last night. Photograph: Joshua Lott/Reuters

The father of a black teenager who was shot dead by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri earlier this month has appealed for calm ahead of h(...)

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