Michael Brown

In this Dec. 3, 2014 file photo, New York Police Department officer Joshua Jones wears a VieVu body camera on his chest during a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing

BOSTON — After months of testing, many of the nation's big-city police…

 

Oree Originol — real name Daniel Aguilera Jimenez — has quietly become an integral part of the Black Lives Matter movement and other campaigns across the nation to end police violence against minorities. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Bay Area artist’s portraits serve as backdrop to Black Lives Matter movement

The black and white images — all faces — look like cartooned…

 

St. Louis police arrest a protester outside the Thomas F. Eagleton Federal Courthouse on Monday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Police shooting, protests put Ferguson back on edge

FERGUSON, Mo. — Ferguson was a community on edge again Monday, a…

 

Several hundred people gather for a remembrance for Michael Brown on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Minutes of silence, march mark Brown anniversary in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. — One year after the shooting that cast greater scrutiny…

Several hundred people gather for a remembrance for Michael Brown on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Charlie Riedel/AP File PhotoA Justice Department investigation has found patterns of racial bias in the Ferguson police department and at the municipal jail and court. The full report

Officials: US report finds racial bias in Ferguson police

A Justice Department investigation found sweeping patterns of racial bias within the…

Charlie Riedel/AP File PhotoA Justice Department investigation has found patterns of racial bias in the Ferguson police department and at the municipal jail and court. The full report
Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/The S.F. ExaminerNick Josefowitz

Black lives matter protesters demand $70,000 restitution, criminal charges dropped

A public-relations bus ride by BART the board of directors meant to…

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Gabrielle Lurie/s.f. examiner file photoMission High School recently hosted an event to bring greater attention to the black lives matter movement. The event included a die-in. Five SFUSD teacher librarians created a resource guide to help teach about two events that sparked the movement.

SF teacher librarians create black lives matter resource guide for classrooms

In more ways than one, December marked a significant step toward increasing…

Gabrielle Lurie/s.f. examiner file photoMission High School recently hosted an event to bring greater attention to the black lives matter movement. The event included a die-in. Five SFUSD teacher librarians created a resource guide to help teach about two events that sparked the movement.
AP Photo/Jeff RobersonPolice shine a light on a helmet as they investigate the scene where two police officers were shot outside the Ferguson Police Department Thursday

Officer kills armed 18-year-old near Ferguson

BERKELEY, Mo. — Violent protests broke out in suburban St. Louis after…

AP Photo/Jeff RobersonPolice shine a light on a helmet as they investigate the scene where two police officers were shot outside the Ferguson Police Department Thursday
Max DeNike/The S.F. ExaminerMore than 200 people gathered on Christmas Eve morning at Market Street and Octavia Boulevard to show solidarity with police brutality protests.

SF LGBT community marches Christmas Eve in solidarity with police protest movement

On Christmas Eve morning, more than 200 people blocked the Octavia Boulevard…

Max DeNike/The S.F. ExaminerMore than 200 people gathered on Christmas Eve morning at Market Street and Octavia Boulevard to show solidarity with police brutality protests.
Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.f. ExaminerMichael Brown Sr.

Michael Brown Sr. expresses gratitude for support through Bay Area protests

Michael Brown Sr., whose son's death in Ferguson, Mo. has sparked numerous…

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Jonah Owen lamb/the s.f. examinerDeontre Martin walks with the protest crowd Tuesday night near the MacArthur BART station in Oakland.

On the front lines of police protests in the East Bay

Deontre Martin scrambled through a fence and up an embankment, emerging on…

Jonah Owen lamb/the s.f. examinerDeontre Martin walks with the protest crowd Tuesday night near the MacArthur BART station in Oakland.
AP Photo/Noah BergerProtesters block an Amtrak train in Berkeley on Monday

159 arrested in third night of Berkeley protests

BERKELEY — Hundreds of people marched through Berkeley for a third night…

AP Photo/Noah BergerProtesters block an Amtrak train in Berkeley on Monday
Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoA protesters raises his arms as California Highway Patrol Officers stand in front of him as protesters block traffic on Highway 80 in Berkeley

Protests a reminder: We can’t whitewash the past

Two black men were killed and, in the aftermath, protests have raged…

Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoA protesters raises his arms as California Highway Patrol Officers stand in front of him as protesters block traffic on Highway 80 in Berkeley
AP Photo/Ben MargotA worker pauses Monday

Demonstrations, violence go on in Bay Area cities

Protests in New York and Missouri have died down, but angry crowds…

AP Photo/Ben MargotA worker pauses Monday
Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoA protesters raises his arms as California Highway Patrol Officers stand in front of him as protesters block traffic on Highway 80 in Berkeley

Protests over NY grand jury decision take place in SF, Oakland

Protests took place in San Francisco and Oakland Wednesday evening in response…

Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoA protesters raises his arms as California Highway Patrol Officers stand in front of him as protesters block traffic on Highway 80 in Berkeley
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Hands-up gesture animates Ferguson protests

Five St. Louis Rams players entered the football field with their hands…

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Groups plan protests at Union Square on Ferguson grand jury decision

Citizens protesting a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer…

AP Photo/Noah BergerA man leaves a looted T-Mobile store in Oakland

Oakland protesters block freeways, break windows in second night of Ferguson protests

OAKLAND — Demonstrators vandalized businesses and blocked freeways in Oakland while Los…

AP Photo/Noah BergerA man leaves a looted T-Mobile store in Oakland
AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Ferguson businesses torched in overnight protests

FERGUSON, Mo. -- Smoke billowed from burned-out buildings and sidewalks were strewn…

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AP Photo/St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's OfficeThis undated photo released by the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's office on Monday

Highlights of testimony in Michael Brown shooting

A St. Louis County grand jury met for 25 days over three…

AP Photo/St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's OfficeThis undated photo released by the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's office on Monday