Five Years After Ferguson Shooting, Racial Tension Still Simmers

Michael Brown’s death at the hands of a white Missouri police officer was a seismic moment in American race relations. The fledgling Black Lives Matter movement found its voice, police departments fell under intense scrutiny, progressive prosecutors were elected and court policies were revised.

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Marshals Defer to State Investigators After Shooting Spurs Riots in Memphis

The U.S. Marshals Service said it will conduct an internal review after the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation finishes its investigation into a task force’s fatal shooting of a 20-year-old black man it was trying to arrest Wednesday night, which sparked riots that injured 25 police officers.

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