Michael Brown

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“I’ve always seen rappers as liberators.” Killer Mike (right) with collaborator MC El-P.

If you are looking for a hip-hop act to step up and take a good, hard look at American society, it looks increasingly as if Killer Mike is your man. O(...)

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is seen wearing a ‘I CAN’T BREATHE’ tee-shirt while he warms up before game time against the Brooklyn Nets during their NBA game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, USA, 08 December 2014. Photograph: Jason Szenes/EPA

No fines or reprimands will be handed down to LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and others who wore “I Can’t Breathe” shirts during warm-ups for a Cleveland (...)

Protesters have demonstrated daily in several US cities since a grand jury’s decision on Wednesday not to bring criminal charges against the white police officer whose chokehold contributed to Eric Garner’s death in New York City in July.  Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Angry crowds hurled objects at police who retaliated in a second night of clashes in northern California following the death of Eric Garner who was pu(...)

Protesters march with signs during a protest against police violence  in Berkeley, California. Photograph: Noah Berger/Reuters

A protest over a US grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer over the chokehold death of an unarmed black man has turned violent in (...)

Police arrest protesters   along FDR Drive in Manhattan in New York City as thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of New York demanding justice for the death of Eric Garner. Photograph: Eric Thayer/Reuters

Protesters in New York and other cities rallied for a third night on Friday denouncing the use of deadly force by police against minorities.The protes(...)

Demonstrators march through Washington following a Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict a New York police officer in the choke-hold death of Eric Garner. Photograph: Reuters

The sign over the Department of Justice in Washington reads: “The place of justice is a hallowed place.” For protesters circling the building, the Ame(...)

Thousands of protesters shout at police and fill the streets of Manhattan, angered by a New York City grand jury’s decision not to charge white police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the chokehold death of unarmed black man Eric Garner. Photograph: Adrees Latif/Reuters

Hillary Clinton has said the US criminal justice system is “out of balance” and she supports federal reviews of police-involved deaths of unarmed blac(...)

Protesters take part in a “lie-in” in Grand Central terminal, Manhattan after a New York City grand jury returned no indictment against a white police officer in the death of Eric Garner.  There are more protests planned across New York tonight. Photograph: Simon Carswell

A New York City grand jury on Wednesday returned no indictment against a white police officer who used a chokehold on an unarmed black man who died a(...)

St Louis Rams players hold their hands in the air  in a gesture of solidarity with protesters over the shooting of black teenager Michael Brown. Photograph: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images

The repercussions from last week’s grand jury decision not to charge a white police officer over the August 9th shooting of an unarmed black teena(...)

Protesters holding an image of officer Darren Wilson walk past police guarding a business in Ferguson, Missouri on November 29th. Photograph: Adrees Latif/Reuters

The white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in a St. Louis suburb has resigned, his lawyer said on Saturday, as activists set (...)

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