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Riots and looting in Ferguson, Missouri, over the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer represent just the latest spate of race-based mass violence to break out in President Obama‚Äôs post-racial America. When Obama was elected in 2008, many Americans hoped that racial conflict in the country would calm. Instead, precisely the reverse …

The Rev. Al Sharpton pressed police Tuesday to release the name of the officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in suburban St. Louis, and he pleaded for calm after two nights of violent protests over the young man’s death. Police said death threats prompted them to withhold the name of the officer, who …

Following the police-involved shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, unrest has gripped a St. Louis suburb as protesters and police have clashed for two days straight. The looting and violence that occurred after the tragic shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, resulted not only in multiple arrests, but also a stronger police response. The video below is …

I find it rather ironic how a certain class of society acts like this over someone that ninety-nine percent of them don’t even know. They don’t bat an eye when it’s someone they know who’s died of an overdose on drugs or senseless gang murder, but let someone they don’t know get shot by an …