Relatives of a Missouri teenager who was fatally shot by a policeman say he had an eerie dream shortly before his death. Pastor Charles Ewing said Tuesday that his nephew Michael Brown Jr. had confessed Jesus as his savior a couple of weeks before Saturday's shooting.
Elon James White of This Week in Blackness TV:"This was at 5:45 yesterday (8/13/14). The police had locked down Ferguson so we had to get in on foot..we cut across backyards to get inside the police line...there were children playing basketball and just folks on the street talking. But once we turned the corner of the block, thats when we hit the wall of police again but this time we were with the protestors. At a certain point as opposed to just containing the area they started marching to...
Tennessee Fair Fires Racist Clown Who Called Woman 'Unbe-weave-able'
A clown working a dunk tank at Memphis, Tenn.'s Delta Fair was supposed to throw out insults at fairgoers to provoke them into dunking him, but he was fired after a black family reported his commentary had taken a racist turn. "Hey, nappy head!"
Texas Executes Inmate After Supreme Court Refuses Appeal
Texas correctional authorities executed 45-year-old Willie Trottie on Wednesday evening. The Supreme Court refused to take up the inmate's appeal 18 minutes before the procedure, sealing Trottie's fate. A legal battle had raged for months before, as the state's attorney general refused to reveal the source of the drugs to be used, leading to a series of legal challenges.
Graphic Warning: John Crawford III Shot While Holding Toy Gun
John Crawford III holds a toy gun in an Ohio Wal-Mart. The surveillance video shows him moments before the shooting and his killing by police. An Ohio grand jury has declined to indict any officers in his death.