US embassy marchers in London condemn Ferguson shooting

Hundreds of people have taken part in a demonstration outside the US embassy in London condemning the decision not to charge a police officer with shooting Missouri teenager Michael Brown. Protesters observed a minute’s silence before marching down Oxford Street and making their way to Parliament Square. They were joined by Carole Duggan, whose nephew […]

Protesters flood streets across U.S. over racial injustice

The sparks of outrage that started in Ferguson, Missouri, have ignited a firestorm of protests across the country. But the national furor isn’t just about one grand jury’s decision on one shooting case. To many protesters, the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown — and the lack of an indictment for the officer who […]

US: A historic day for black Republicans

South carolina Governor Nikki Haley appointed Rep. Tim Scott to the U.S. Senate on Monday, making him the South’s first black Republican senator since Reconstruction in a state whose politics is steeped in the history of slavery and Civil War. “It speaks to the evolution of South Carolina and our nation,” Scott, 47, said of […]