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Justice Dept report cites Ferguson police racism

  BY CASH MICHAELS OF THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL   In the aftermath of the fatal August 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. that touched off weeks of national debate and demonstrations, the US Justice Dept. has concluded that even before that fateful incident, the police department there demonstrated clear patterns of racial bias towards its black citizens. According to published re ...

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EXCLUSIVE: NATIONAL NAACP BOARD PASSES RESOLUTION SUPPORTING WILMINGTON TEN PARDONS

by CASH MICHAELS By unanimous vote, the national NAACP Board passed a resolution during its Florida retreat last weekend supporting the petition of pardons of innocence for the Wilmington Ten. Rev. William Barber, president of the NCNAACP and a national NAACP Board member, and veteran civil rights attorney Al McSurely, crafted the resolution language. Barber, who is also chair of the national NAACP's Politi ...

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