Posts Tagged ‘Michael Brown’

Photos: Protest and Die-In, Dec. 5

Protests against the failure to indict police who killed Eric Garner and Michael Brown continued Friday night in D.C.

Protests Shut Down D.C. Streets

Demonstrations against the decisions not to indict the police officers who killed Eric Garner in Staten Island and Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., continued.

Group of D.C. School Kids Join Ferguson Protests Downtown

The group was protesting in front of the Office of Police Complaints.

More Ferguson Protests Scheduled in D.C. Today

Protesters will rally in front of MPD headquarters, the Wilson Building, and more.

D.C. Groups Plan Rally for Michael Brown This Saturday on H Street NE

Local organizers of a Michael Brown rally this Saturday evening hope enough people attend to shut down streets in the H Street NE area, as a way to show officials in D.C. and across the country that they're not afraid to "disrupt business as usual" until police departments across the country implement reforms. Last week, these [...]

Photo: Gathering for Solidarity for Ferguson, Mo.

Social Justice Still Drives Howard University

Hundreds of student volunteers arrived on Howard University’s campus a week early to help freshmen move in to their new dorms. They lugged their belongings to their new homes, directed them around campus, and caught up with friends before classes started.
It was the kind of scene that was repeated on university campuses around the country [...]

District Line Daily: Michael Brown, Still Fighting

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Former D.C. Councilmember Michael Brown, who is currently in jail, is still fighting the D.C. ethics board's charges against him—charges [...]

District Line Daily: D.C. Stands With Ferguson

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About 20 people silently demonstrated in front of the White House this weekend, calling for the prosecution [...]

D.C. Residents Rally for Michael Brown: “If You’re Right Here Right Now, You Need to Do Something”

If his own friend hadn't just been shot in the head, Justice Woods might not have even shown up to last night's Michael Brown rally.
The recent Howard University graduate had work Thursday evening, and wasn't planning on taking the night off. But scrolling through Instagram, he saw a picture of a bloodied and bandaged Mya Aaten-White—a fellow Howard grad and friend [...]

Photo: National Moment of Silence for Victims of Police Brutality

Howard University Students Pose for Photo in Response to Michael Brown Shooting

Powerful picture we took today at Howard University #Ferguson #MikeBrown #MyaWhite #DONTSHOOT pic.twitter.com/ttdVg33n5w
— Megan Sims (@The_Blackness48) August 14, 2014

The photos of the protests coming out of Ferguson, Missouri—the St. Louis suburb where unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by a police officer last weekend—are surreal and heart-wrenching. Here's another powerful photo, taken yesterday at Howard University.
The hundreds of students [...]

The Needle: Winning Streak

Sunny Sundays: The District has had "spectacular" weekend weather for 14 straight weeks, with an average high temperature of 78 degrees and an average low of 58 degrees during this period on the weekends. Let's hope this doesn't jinx it. +3
Game On: Rep. Andy Harris–the Maryland Republican who introduced an amendment to block D.C.'s marijuana decriminalization law—played it real [...]

District Line Daily: Mr. Brown Goes to Jail

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Former At-Large Councilmember Michael Brown was sentenced to 39 months in prison, a federal judge ruled [...]

District Line Daily: Michael Brown’s Prison Time

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Prosecutors want Michael Brown to serve 43 months in prison and, in a sentencing memorandum, describe [...]

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