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The Two-Way
5:01 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Brown Family Attorney Condemns Grand Jury's Decision In Fatal Shooting

Protesters occupy an intersection outside the St. Louis County Police Department headquarters on Tuesday in Clayton, Mo., in response to the Ferguson grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.
Jeff Roberson AP

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 10:48 pm

Updated at 5:00 p.m.

Attorneys for the family of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson, said they had expected Monday's outcome in which a grand jury declined to charge the officer in the fatal shooting.

"We could see what the outcome was going to be, and that is what occurred last night," attorney Benjamin Crump said at a news conference in St. Louis Tuesday.

He said the fact that Wilson was not indicted shows the system is broken.

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Regional
11:38 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Milwaukeeans Come Together to Talk Race Relations and Moving Forward

Milwaukee area residents discuss ways to address issues concerning race relations
Credit Susan Bence

Milwaukee often makes the list of most segregated cities in the U.S. with the city being majority minority and suburban areas largely white.

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Regional
4:37 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Milwaukeeans Talk About Lessons Learned from Ferguson, Missouri

Milwaukeeans come together to tackle issues of race relations.
Credit Susan Bence

    

Two weeks ago a black teenager was shot dead by a white officer in Ferguson, MO. We put a call out to Milwaukeeans to take part in a roundtable discussion about race relations and what we could learn in the aftermath of the shooting.

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Regional
1:00 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Milwaukee NAACP Leader: Police Need Better Training to Weed Out Prejudice, Bad Practices

Milwaukee NAACP President James Hall says poverty, unemployment and segregation are the root of much of the violent crime in society.
Credit photo courtesy of Marquette University

As protests continue in Ferguson, Missouri, a black leader in Milwaukee says serious work is needed to mend relations between police and citizens across the country.

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Regional
1:00 am
Thu August 21, 2014

Milwaukee Chief: Community Policing Improves Safety & Relations with Residents

Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn has made community policing his priority over six years leading the department.
Credit Photo by Megan Dobyns

Milwaukee’s police chief wonders whether flaring racial tensions in Ferguson, Missouri are due, in part, to a disinvestment in community policing.

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