Missouri Woman Asked Merriam-Webster To Update Its Definition Of Racism; Dictionary Will Make The Change"I was super happy because I really felt like that was a step in a good direction for a lot of positive change for a lot of different positive conversations that can really help change the world and helps change how people view things," Kennedy Mitchum said.
Chicago Cop Investigated For Saying "Mike Brown Deserved It"Police spokesman Anthony Gugliemi said, after learning about the video, the department has opened an internal affairs investigation of the officer who made the statement about Michael Brown, the unarmed young black man who was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, last year.
Police: Man Shot By Officers In Ferguson After Opening Fire On SUVGunfire erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, late Sunday, setting off a chaotic chain of events that ended with police shooting an 18-year-old man on the anniversary of the death of Michael Brown.
Pfleger On Ferguson, One Year Later: Black Lives Still MatterFather Michael Pfleger says it's not enough to just remember Michael Brown, but force the country to address the issue of what he calls the genocide of black youth.
Michael Brown Sr.: Chicago Art Exhibit On Son’s Death "Disgusting"CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports the art gallery on East 47th Street, is the now at the center of a controversy. The owners have received hate mail and threats about one of their exhibits.
Top Ten Stories Of 2014The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local's top ten news stories of 2014.
Baffoe: You Won't Listen And Derrick Rose Can't Breathe Derrick Rose speaks well. I know this because I’ve listened to him.
Children Lead Protest Of Grand Jury Rulings In Garner, Brown DeathsAnger continued to spill over Friday in Chicago and across the nation, over recent grand jury decisions not to indict two white police officers who were involved in the deaths of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York.
Pfleger Wants Churches To Lead Protests Of Ferguson, NYC Police Killing CasesActivist priest Michael Pfleger was urging churches everywhere to take time out of services on Sunday for some civil disobedience, as a response to the second case of a grand jury failing to indict a white police officer involved in the death of an unarmed black man.
Mike Ditka Takes Rams Who Demonstrated Solidarity With Ferguson Protesters To TaskDitka says he's "embarrassed for the players" who demonstrated a "hands up, don't shoot" pose.
Father Of Man Killed By Chicago Cops Urges Michael Brown’s Family To File Civil SuitNight-time demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, seem to be tapering off and police and the National Guard are scaling back, but the parents of slain teenager Michael Brown continue to wrestle with what comes next.
Rev. Jesse Jackson Leads Ferguson Protest Outside Rainbow Push HQ Rev. Jesse Jackson led a protest of the Ferguson, Missouri Michael Brown decision Saturday, blocking traffic on Chicago’s South Side and demanding the federal government do what the grand jury did not.
Fr. Pfleger, Rev, Jackson Hold Prayer Service On Ferguson Teen’s DeathRev Jesse Jackson joined Father Michael Pfleger at St. Sabina Tuesday night in a special service that centered on the killing of Michael Brown.
Legal Expert: Based On Testimony, Ferguson Grand Jury Made Right Call Many law experts have a different take on the grand jury's decision. CBS 2's Jim Williams talked to our legal analyst Irv Miller, who says based on the testimony that was presented, the grand jury made the right call.
City Hall Sit-In Ends PeacefullySeveral activists from the group Black Youth Project 100 planned a sit-in on the 5th floor of City Hall for the next 28 hours, because they said a black person is killed by a police officer every 28 hours in the U.S. They said their act of civil disobedience is their duty.