Channeling Jesse Jackson’s comments earlier this week on Newsmax TV, MSNBC’s Al Sharpton argued that no circumstance justified Michael Brown being shot multiple times, using the logic that he was unarmed. This despite reports that Brown...Show More Summary
Last week, seemingly like everyone else, I was discussing the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. In a private email chain, I shared some of my un-PC thoughts about Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson’s press conference, in which Jackson alleged that Brown had robbed a convenience store prior to his life-ending encounter with Officer Darren Wilson:
Travis Browne’s last fight was his 10th inside the Octagon. He lost by unanimous decision to Fabricio Werdum in a fight where he broke his hand and his foot. That was April at UFC on Fox 11, and UFC Tonight reported that the Jackson-Winkeljohn...Show More Summary
It's safe to say DeSean Jackson is healthy. The electrifying wide receiver sat out Washington's preseason opener after tweaking his ankle, but he looked spry during Monday's debut against the Cleveland Browns, pulling down two catches...Show More Summary
Washington Redskins wide receiver Andre Roberts isn't regarded as the most lethal deep threat in a group of playmakers that features the likes of DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon. Nevertheless, Roberts made the most explosive play in the first quarter of Monday night's preseason game at FedExField against the Cleveland Browns. Show More Summary
Appearing on the Steve Malzberg Show on Newsmax TV, Reverend Jesse Jackson maintained that regardless of the events prior to Michael Brown’s death, there was no instance in which the Ferguson police officer should have shot the unarmed...Show More Summary
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and Police Chief Thomas Jackson aren't in agreeance over the release of a store security video that allegedly shows Michael Brown stealing cigars from a convenience store being given to the press. Brown, an unarmed Ferguson, Mo. Show More Summary
For more than a week, we have watched and read with astonishment the stunningly ineptitude of Ferguson, Mo., Police Chief Thomas Jackson. “We couldn’t care less” appears to be his and his department’s motto. Not about the residents of that tense Missouri town, not about state and local federal officials trying to keep a lid […]
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon criticized the dissemination of a security video showing police-shooting victim Michael Brown in an unflattering light, saying Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson was wrong to release it. Nixon made the criticism while addressing the Brown shooting, the current situation in Ferguson and the police response there during the past week in [...]
Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson can't get out of his own way. In his rush to paint Mike Brown as a strong arm robber, he's released video that the Department of Justice considered incendiary and unrelated to the FOIA requests made by the press and other interested parties. In fact,...
On Sunday, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) said Ferguson, Missouri police chief Tom Jackson and local leaders should apologize to the community for their handling of Michael Brown's death. "Well, I think that the police chief and the mayor and...Show More Summary
[guest post by Dana] Jesse Jackson rolled into Ferguson, Mo., yesterday to show solidarity with protestors and to ask for donations. Apparently the community was not receptive to his request for money: According to multiple accounts people here were booing Jesse Jackson when he asked for donations. — SassyLibertyGramma (@DgailB) August 16, 2014 Jesse Jackson […]
In Ferguson, Missouri, the Rev. Jesse Jackson walked arm-in-arm with about 50 people down West Florissant Avenue, toward the apartment complex where Michael Brown was killed. Jackson urged the community to continue to protest but keep it peaceful. Show More Summary
There is more unrest and turmoil in Ferguson today after the pathologically clueless Police Chief Thomas Jackson yesterday released a video that allegedly shows the deceased teenager, Michael Brown, stealing cigars from a convenience store, implying that this somehow justified or excused the teenager’s death. Several have pointed out that there was no way the […]
Apparently calling for calm following the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO is Bill O'Reilly's definition of whipping people into a frenzy. O'Reilly was so enraged that Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson showed up in Ferguson that he...Show More Summary
Stephen Jackson has no doubt the deadly shooting of Michael Brown was the heinous action of a cop who harbored racist feelings and waited for the opportunity to kill a Black man.Jackson, a 14-year NBA vet known for his community activism...…
Jesse Jackson says the “real rioting” in Ferguson has been the police rioting. Tell that to QuikTrip. Rev. Jesse Jackson visited Ferguson, Missouri Friday to show his support for the family of robber Michael Brown and the protesters in Ferguson. … Continue reading ?
This morning, Ferguson police chief Thomas Jackson revealed security footage showing that Michael Brown, the 18-year-old shot and killed by police officers in Ferguson, MO, may have committed a “strong arm” robbery against a convenience store owner. Show More Summary
Earlier in the evening Friday, Bill O'Reilly called into Fox News from his vacation to accuse Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and others of acting as "racial agitators" in Ferguson, Missouri after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer. When Jackson appeared on Fox later, he offered up his response to the host.
CNN's Don Lemon is one of many reporters on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri today and while he was there he got a chance to talk to Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson about his decision to release both the name of the officer that shot and killed Michael Brown and the surveillance video of Brown allegedly stealing cigars from a convenience store.