Two days before he would begin college, Michael Brown, 18, was killed Aug. 9 by Ferguson, Mo., police. The tragic death has brought the issue of police brutality back to the nation's attention. The city of Ferguson has erupted in protests and crie...
Attorney General Eric Holder believes the study could ease racial tensions.
While some police departments across the nation have fully committed to improving diversity, most are limiting their recruitment efforts and struggling to attract African-Americans, Hispanics and people from immigrant groups.
Blacks want to become more politically active and in control of who serves in public office.
Benjamin Crump said the facts around the case are sufficient.
Reps. Lacy Clay and Emanuel Cleaver were not invited to a meeting with top leaders to discuss the troubled community.