What's Happening in Ferguson, Missouri?

Dorian Johnson appears in court for misdemeanor charge.

Michael Brown Shooting Witness Appears in Court - Dorian Johnson, who witnessed the shooting of his friend Michael Brown, appeared in court on Monday (June 15), on a misdemeanor charge in an unrelated incident. A hearing has been rescheduled for mid-July. Johnson was arrested in May, on suspicion of drugs and resisting arrest, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Johnson has also sued Darren Wilson and the city of Ferguson. In the court documents, he claims that he was wrongfully stopped and shot at by former officer Wilson. Find out what else is happening in Ferguson, Missouri. — Natelege Whaley (@Natelege_) (Photo: Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT/Landov)  

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Michael Brown Shooting Witness Appears in Court - Dorian Johnson, who witnessed the shooting of his friend Michael Brown, appeared in court on Monday (June 15), on a misdemeanor charge in an unrelated incident. A hearing has been rescheduled for mid-July. Johnson was arrested in May, on suspicion of drugs and resisting arrest, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Johnson has also sued Darren Wilson and the city of Ferguson. In the court documents, he claims that he was wrongfully stopped and shot at by former officer Wilson. Find out what else is happening in Ferguson, Missouri. — Natelege Whaley (@Natelege_) (Photo: Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT/Landov)  

Attorney Hired to Handle Reform in Ferguson - Ferguson City Council hired attorney Dan K. Webb in March for an hourly rate of $1,335 to negotiate and litigate reforms that the Justice Department passed down since the killing of Michael Brown in August 2014, according to the Associated Press. Webb is getting paid almost double what the highest attorney in Missouri was paid last year.    (Photo: Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

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Attorney Hired to Handle Reform in Ferguson - Ferguson City Council hired attorney Dan K. Webb in March for an hourly rate of $1,335 to negotiate and litigate reforms that the Justice Department passed down since the killing of Michael Brown in August 2014, according to the Associated Press. Webb is getting paid almost double what the highest attorney in Missouri was paid last year.  (Photo: Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Protests in Support of Baltimore - Protesters were out in Ferguson Tuesday night in solidarity with those demonstrating in Baltimore for Justice for Freddie Gray. Several dozen were out on West Florissant Avenue. There was also reportedly two people shot Tuesday and early Wednesday, but the investigators have not linked those incidents to the protests, AP reported. A gas station was also looted early Wednesday.   (Photo: David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

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Protests in Support of Baltimore - Protesters were out in Ferguson Tuesday night in solidarity with those demonstrating in Baltimore for Justice for Freddie Gray. Several dozen were out on West Florissant Avenue. There was also reportedly two people shot Tuesday and early Wednesday, but the investigators have not linked those incidents to the protests, AP reported. A gas station was also looted early Wednesday. (Photo: David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

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Family Files Civil Rights Lawsuit - The family of Michael Brown filed a civil rights lawsuit Thursday against the city of Ferguson in the wrongful death of their son. It has been eight months since Brown was shot and killed by Officer Darren Wilson. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Tree Dedicated to Michael Brown Is Cut in Half - A memorial dedicated to Michael Brown has been vandalized less than a day after it was installed, KMOV.com reports. On Saturday, the Black Caucus of the American Library Association planted a tree and stone memorial for Brown at a walking trail in January-Wabash Park. It was found cut in half and the stone was missing. A police investigation is underway.   (Photo: News4 KMOV.com)

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Tree Dedicated to Michael Brown Is Cut in Half - A memorial dedicated to Michael Brown has been vandalized less than a day after it was installed, KMOV.com reports. On Saturday, the Black Caucus of the American Library Association planted a tree and stone memorial for Brown at a walking trail in January-Wabash Park. It was found cut in half and the stone was missing. A police investigation is underway. (Photo: News4 KMOV.com)

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Ferguson Voters Head to the Polls to Decide Future of City Council - It is election day in Ferguson and voters will have a chance to change the racial makeup of their city council. Only one African-American currently has a seat. Two African-Americans, Ella Jones and Adrienne Hawkins, are competing to represent the residents of Ward 1. "I knew the city needed to make some changes and I wanted to be a part of that," said Ella Jones to BET.com. In Ward 3, Lee Smith and Wesley Bell, both African-American, are eyeing a seat. "When you're dealing with law enforcement and even our courts, it starts with the public trust," he told BET.com.   (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Ferguson Voters Head to the Polls to Decide Future of City Council - It is election day in Ferguson and voters will have a chance to change the racial makeup of their city council. Only one African-American currently has a seat. Two African-Americans, Ella Jones and Adrienne Hawkins, are competing to represent the residents of Ward 1. "I knew the city needed to make some changes and I wanted to be a part of that," said Ella Jones to BET.com. In Ward 3, Lee Smith and Wesley Bell, both African-American, are eyeing a seat. "When you're dealing with law enforcement and even our courts, it starts with the public trust," he told BET.com.  (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FBI Investigating Two Hate Crimes Related to Ferguson - Two incidents that occurred in St. Louis in March are being investigated as possible hate crimes, AP reports. Curt Ford, 54, an African-American man and former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder was allegedly attacked by James Street, a white man at a store in Fenton, St. Louis. Street yelled to Ford, "Go back to Ferguson," according to police. The other incident involved a 45-year-old white man who was punched repeatedly by a young Black man who asked the victim his thoughts on Michael Brown's death.  (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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FBI Investigating Two Hate Crimes Related to Ferguson - Two incidents that occurred in St. Louis in March are being investigated as possible hate crimes, AP reports. Curt Ford, 54, an African-American man and former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder was allegedly attacked by James Street, a white man at a store in Fenton, St. Louis. Street yelled to Ford, "Go back to Ferguson," according to police. The other incident involved a 45-year-old white man who was punched repeatedly by a young Black man who asked the victim his thoughts on Michael Brown's death. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Officials Release Racially Charged Emails Sent Between Authorities - The true colors of Ferguson's leadership continues to be revealed, as officials released racially charged e-mails sent between a former court clerk and two police supervisors, Reuters reports. The e-mails are from 2011, but it was part of evidence gathered by the Department of Justice and proved that some of the town's leadership was racist. Mary Ann Twitty, court clerk, Ferguson police captain Rick Henke and police sergeant William Mudd were fired since their e-mails were discovered.   (Photo: Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

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Officials Release Racially Charged Emails Sent Between Authorities - The true colors of Ferguson's leadership continues to be revealed, as officials released racially charged e-mails sent between a former court clerk and two police supervisors, Reuters reports. The e-mails are from 2011, but it was part of evidence gathered by the Department of Justice and proved that some of the town's leadership was racist. Mary Ann Twitty, court clerk, Ferguson police captain Rick Henke and police sergeant William Mudd were fired since their e-mails were discovered. (Photo: Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Officials Reached Agreement to Preventing Use of Tear Gas - A St. Louis court approved an agreement that would prevent police from using tear gas, smoke, pepper spray or any other chemicals that could harm peaceful protestors, according to Buzzfeed. Several protestors filed a lawsuit against local and Missouri state authorities  — known as Unified Command  — last December stating that excessive force was used against them. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Officials Reached Agreement to Preventing Use of Tear Gas - A St. Louis court approved an agreement that would prevent police from using tear gas, smoke, pepper spray or any other chemicals that could harm peaceful protestors, according to Buzzfeed. Several protestors filed a lawsuit against local and Missouri state authorities — known as Unified Command — last December stating that excessive force was used against them. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Some Residents Calling For Ferguson Mayor to Resign - A group called the Ferguson Five is collecting signatures for a petition calling for Ferguson Mayor James Knowles to resign, Fox 5 reports. A shift in leadership is taking place in Ferguson following the Department of Justice's report on their patterns of discrimination and racism.  (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Some Residents Calling For Ferguson Mayor to Resign - A group called the Ferguson Five is collecting signatures for a petition calling for Ferguson Mayor James Knowles to resign, Fox 5 reports. A shift in leadership is taking place in Ferguson following the Department of Justice's report on their patterns of discrimination and racism. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Jeffrey Williams Charged in Police Shooting - Jeffrey Williams, 20, was charged Sunday with two counts of first-degree assault, one count of firing a weapon from a vehicle and three counts of armed criminal action in the shooting of two Ferguson police officers last week, AP reports. St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch said that Williams was attending a demonstration earlier that evening. Williams said the officers were not his intended target and that he was aiming to shoot another individual.   (Photo: St. Louis County Police Department/AP Photo)

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Jeffrey Williams Charged in Police Shooting - Jeffrey Williams, 20, was charged Sunday with two counts of first-degree assault, one count of firing a weapon from a vehicle and three counts of armed criminal action in the shooting of two Ferguson police officers last week, AP reports. St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch said that Williams was attending a demonstration earlier that evening. Williams said the officers were not his intended target and that he was aiming to shoot another individual. (Photo: St. Louis County Police Department/AP Photo)

Two Ferguson Police Officers Shot  - One officer was shot in the face and a second officer in the shoulder early Thursday morning after midnight protests outside of the Ferguson police department. The officers are expected to recover from the injuries. No suspects have been arrested in the shooting as of yet.  “This heinous assault on two brave law enforcement officers was inexcusable and repugnant," Attorney General Eric Holder said in a statement Thursday.  (Photo: AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Two Ferguson Police Officers Shot  - One officer was shot in the face and a second officer in the shoulder early Thursday morning after midnight protests outside of the Ferguson police department. The officers are expected to recover from the injuries. No suspects have been arrested in the shooting as of yet.  “This heinous assault on two brave law enforcement officers was inexcusable and repugnant," Attorney General Eric Holder said in a statement Thursday. (Photo: AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Ferguson Leadership Undergoing Major Changes - A shift in leadership is taking place in Ferguson following the Department of Justice's report on their patterns of discrimination and racism. Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson resigned Wednesday, sources told CNN Wednesday. On Tuesday, it was announced that Missouri appeals court judge Roy Ritcher would be over the municipal court system. Former Judge Roy J. Brockmeyer stepped down Monday. On Tuesday, Ferguson city manager John Shaw resigned. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Ferguson Probe Uncovers Rampant Discrimination and Racism - The Justice Department on Wednesday (March 4) released what Attorney General Eric Holder described as a "searing" report on the patterns and practices of the Ferguson Police Department that were both discriminatory and unconstitutional. African-American residents of the St. Louis suburb were routinely targeted because they could be forced to pay fines for infractions as minor as a broken windshield wiper or jaywalking.    (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Ferguson Probe Uncovers Rampant Discrimination and Racism - The Justice Department on Wednesday (March 4) released what Attorney General Eric Holder described as a "searing" report on the patterns and practices of the Ferguson Police Department that were both discriminatory and unconstitutional. African-American residents of the St. Louis suburb were routinely targeted because they could be forced to pay fines for infractions as minor as a broken windshield wiper or jaywalking.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Justice Department Decides Not to Prosecute Darren Wilson - The former Ferguson, Missouri, cop who shot and killed an unarmed Black 18-year-old last August will not be prosecuted by the Justice Department, AP reports. (Photo: AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

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Justice Department Decides Not to Prosecute Darren Wilson - The former Ferguson, Missouri, cop who shot and killed an unarmed Black 18-year-old last August will not be prosecuted by the Justice Department, AP reports. (Photo: AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

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More Questions Since Evidence Made Public  - Following the St. Louis grand jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in killing Michael Brown, a transcript of the proceedings and evidence reviewed by the panel were released to the public. BET.com runs down 10 things that we learned about the documents and case that have left Brown’s family and lawyers criticizing St. Louis prosecutor Bob McCulloch for how the case was handled. — Natelege Whaley (@Natelege_)   (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW) (Photo: REUTERS / Cristina Fletes-Boutte/POOL/LANDOV)

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Grand Jury Member Sues Bob McCulloch - St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch is being sued by a grand jury member who sat on the Darren Wilson case. The juror says information released on the grand jury's decision is not accurate. “From [the grand juror]’s perspective, the investigation of Wilson had a stronger focus on the victim than in other cases presented to the grand jury,” the lawsuit states, St. Louis Public Radio reports. (Photo: REUTERS /Cristina Fletes-Boutte/ POOL /LANDOV)

Officer Placed on Unpaid Leave for Calling Brown Memorial "Trash" - The Ferguson Police department has placed Officer Tim Zoll on unpaid leave for calling Michael Brown's memorial a "pile of trash," according to The Washington Post. He will face disciplinary actions. Michael Brown's memorial was destroyed on Christmas. Supportive volunteers spread the word on Twitter to organize and work overnight to rebuild the memorial on Canfield Drive.  (Photo: jay_myles2 via Twitter)

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Officer Placed on Unpaid Leave for Calling Brown Memorial "Trash" - The Ferguson Police department has placed Officer Tim Zoll on unpaid leave for calling Michael Brown's memorial a "pile of trash," according to The Washington Post. He will face disciplinary actions. Michael Brown's memorial was destroyed on Christmas. Supportive volunteers spread the word on Twitter to organize and work overnight to rebuild the memorial on Canfield Drive.  (Photo: jay_myles2 via Twitter)

ACLU Lawsuit Filed Against Ferguson School District - The Ferguson-Florissant School District is being accused of blocking Blacks from being able to vote for school board members that they want to elect, according to a new lawsuit filed by the ACLU on behalf of the Missouri NAACP, USA Today reports. The town is known for being divided across racial lines.   (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Pool)

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ACLU Lawsuit Filed Against Ferguson School District - The Ferguson-Florissant School District is being accused of blocking Blacks from being able to vote for school board members that they want to elect, according to a new lawsuit filed by the ACLU on behalf of the Missouri NAACP, USA Today reports. The town is known for being divided across racial lines. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Pool)

Ferguson HS Students Walk Out for Protests - Students at three high schools in Ferguson — McCluer, McCluer North and McCluer South-Berkeley — walked out of their classrooms Tuesday (Dec. 2) to protest the grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown. (Photo: Jessica Bock via Twitter)

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Ferguson HS Students Walk Out for Protests - Students at three high schools in Ferguson — McCluer, McCluer North and McCluer South-Berkeley — walked out of their classrooms Tuesday (Dec. 2) to protest the grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown. (Photo: Jessica Bock via Twitter)

Police Investigating Michael Brown's Stepfather for Inciting Riots - St. Louis County Police are investigating Brown's stepfather Louis Head and a number of people they believe may have incited riots following the news that Wilson was not going to be arrested, according to CNN. He was filmed yelling, ""Burn this motherf**ker down!" and "Burn this b***h down!" on a video that was shared online. (Photo: Charlie Riedel, File/AP Photo)

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Police Investigating Michael Brown's Stepfather for Inciting Riots - St. Louis County Police are investigating Brown's stepfather Louis Head and a number of people they believe may have incited riots following the news that Wilson was not going to be arrested, according to CNN. He was filmed yelling, ""Burn this motherf**ker down!" and "Burn this b***h down!" on a video that was shared online. (Photo: Charlie Riedel, File/AP Photo)

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Rams Players Hold Hands-Up-Don't-Shoot Gesture at Game - St. Louis Rams wide receivers Stedman Bailey, Tavon Austin, Chris Givens, Kenny Britt and tight end Jared Cook entered the field before a game at the Edward Jones Dome Sunday (Nov. 30) with the "hands-up-don't-shoot' position to acknowledge the events taking place in Ferguson. The St. Louis Police Association is calling for the players to be disciplined and to apologize.  (Photo: L.G. Patterson/AP Photo)

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Rams Players Hold Hands-Up-Don't-Shoot Gesture at Game - St. Louis Rams wide receivers Stedman Bailey, Tavon Austin, Chris Givens, Kenny Britt and tight end Jared Cook entered the field before a game at the Edward Jones Dome Sunday (Nov. 30) with the "hands-up-don't-shoot' position to acknowledge the events taking place in Ferguson. The St. Louis Police Association is calling for the players to be disciplined and to apologize.  (Photo: L.G. Patterson/AP Photo)

Darren Wilson Resigns - Darren Wilson resigned from the St. Louis Police Department Saturday (Nov. 29) stating that his “continued employment may put the residents and police officers of the City of Ferguson at risk, which is a circumstance I cannot allow,” the Associated Press reports. He will not receive a severance package.    (Photo: St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office/Handout via Reuters/Landov)

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Darren Wilson Resigns - Darren Wilson resigned from the St. Louis Police Department Saturday (Nov. 29) stating that his “continued employment may put the residents and police officers of the City of Ferguson at risk, which is a circumstance I cannot allow,” the Associated Press reports. He will not receive a severance package.   (Photo: St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office/Handout via Reuters/Landov)

Pregnant Woman Blinded by Bean Bag Shot by Police - Dornella Conner, 24, of St. Louis, was blinded by a bean bag shot by a police officer at a gas station early Tuesday (Nov. 25) morning, the St. Louis Dispatch reports. Conner, who is pregnant, was a passenger in a vehicle being driven by her boyfriend, DeAngelas Lee, to the Ferguson protests. Lee is being charged with second-degree assault of an officer. He is being held on $50,000 bail.    (Photo: KMOV, St. Louis Local News)

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Pregnant Woman Blinded by Bean Bag Shot by Police - Dornella Conner, 24, of St. Louis, was blinded by a bean bag shot by a police officer at a gas station early Tuesday (Nov. 25) morning, the St. Louis Dispatch reports. Conner, who is pregnant, was a passenger in a vehicle being driven by her boyfriend, DeAngelas Lee, to the Ferguson protests. Lee is being charged with second-degree assault of an officer. He is being held on $50,000 bail.  (Photo: KMOV, St. Louis Local News)

Photos, Transcript of Wilson Grand Jury Testimony Released - Following the grand jury's decision Monday (Nov. 24) not to indict Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown, the St. Louis Prosecutor's Office released photos of the officer that were taken after the incident. The documents also made public include a transcript of the grand jury proceedings, the initial report on the fatal shooting filed by Wilson, a firearm weapon analysis, a crime lab report on evidence collected, a medical examiner report and a hospital report on Wilson's injuries. In an interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos, Wilson said that he was "sorry for the loss of Michael Brown's life," but that he shot Brown because he "feared for his life." (Photo: St. Louis County Prosecutor Office)

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Photos, Transcript of Wilson Grand Jury Testimony Released - Following the grand jury's decision Monday (Nov. 24) not to indict Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown, the St. Louis Prosecutor's Office released photos of the officer that were taken after the incident. The documents also made public include a transcript of the grand jury proceedings, the initial report on the fatal shooting filed by Wilson, a firearm weapon analysis, a crime lab report on evidence collected, a medical examiner report and a hospital report on Wilson's injuries. In an interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos, Wilson said that he was "sorry for the loss of Michael Brown's life," but that he shot Brown because he "feared for his life." (Photo: St. Louis County Prosecutor Office)

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Protests Erupt Nationally Following Decision - A grand jury decision to not indict Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown brought thousands to the streets locally in Ferguson and in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, D.C. More than 80 protesters were arrested in Ferguson Monday night and nine of them were from Ferguson, national L.A. Times reporter Matt Pearce tweeted Tuesday (Nov. 25). Looting of area businesses and "violent" actions by some protesters were also reported by the St. Louis County police. (Photo: AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Grand Jury Decides Not to Indict Darren Wilson - The grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown, St. Louis Prosecutor Robert McCulloch announced Monday (Nov. 24). He said that after reviewing the evidence, the jury had "no probable cause" to arrest Wilson. (Photo: Big'mike Jr Brown via Facebook)

Justice for Ferguson: A Community Reacts to Premiere Tuesday - Amid the growing anticipation of the decision, BET News premiered an exclusive special Justice for Ferguson: A Community Reacts Tuesday night at 7P/6C on BET. Hosted by Marc Lamont Hill, the special documents the voices of many who have been affected by the series of events since Brown's tragic death. Watch the full special here. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Justice for Ferguson: A Community Reacts to Premiere Tuesday - Amid the growing anticipation of the decision, BET News premiered an exclusive special Justice for Ferguson: A Community Reacts Tuesday night at 7P/6C on BET. Hosted by Marc Lamont Hill, the special documents the voices of many who have been affected by the series of events since Brown's tragic death. Watch the full special here. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Michael Brown Sr.: I Do Not Want My Son's Death to Be in Vain - Michael Brown Sr. asks for protesters to remain peaceful ahead of the grand jury's decision on whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of his son, Michael Brown. “No matter what the grand jury decides, I do not want my son’s death to be in vain," he said in the interview. "I want it to lead to incredible change, positive change, change that makes the St. Louis region better for everyone.” (Photo: STL Forward via YouTube.com)

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Michael Brown Sr.: I Do Not Want My Son's Death to Be in Vain - Michael Brown Sr. asks for protesters to remain peaceful ahead of the grand jury's decision on whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of his son, Michael Brown. “No matter what the grand jury decides, I do not want my son’s death to be in vain," he said in the interview. "I want it to lead to incredible change, positive change, change that makes the St. Louis region better for everyone.” (Photo: STL Forward via YouTube.com)

Classes Canceled in Ferguson; FBI Comes to Town - Some schools in Ferguson and surrounding areas in St. Louis, Missouri, have canceled classes Monday and Tuesday, amid the grand jury decision and unrest that may follow, the Associated Press reports. Additionally, the FBI has sent 100 agents to the town to monitor and investigate any issues that arise. (Photo: REUTERS /ADREES LATIF /LANDOV)

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Classes Canceled in Ferguson; FBI Comes to Town - Some schools in Ferguson and surrounding areas in St. Louis, Missouri, have canceled classes Monday and Tuesday, amid the grand jury decision and unrest that may follow, the Associated Press reports. Additionally, the FBI has sent 100 agents to the town to monitor and investigate any issues that arise. (Photo: REUTERS /ADREES LATIF /LANDOV)

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Union: Ferguson Officer Does Not Expect Charges - Officer Darren Wilson told police union representatives that he doesn't expect to face criminal charges in the shooting death of Michael Brown. CNN reports that Wilson is in talks to resign from the police force. The grand jury is expected to give their decision soon. (Photo: AP Photo/City of Ferguson, File)

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Activists Nationally Prepared for Demonstrations; Commission Appointed - Rev. Al Sharpton said that activists nationally are watching out for the grand jury decision’s to either arrest or not arrest Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown. They are prepared to protest following the decision to demand the case be turned over to federal prosecutors. Also, Gov. Nixon has announced the names of the 16 individuals chosen for the Ferguson commission. The group is responsible for making recommendations on how to deal with issues that have surfaced since the killing of Brown.   (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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Activists Nationally Prepared for Demonstrations; Commission Appointed - Rev. Al Sharpton said that activists nationally are watching out for the grand jury decision’s to either arrest or not arrest Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown. They are prepared to protest following the decision to demand the case be turned over to federal prosecutors. Also, Gov. Nixon has announced the names of the 16 individuals chosen for the Ferguson commission. The group is responsible for making recommendations on how to deal with issues that have surfaced since the killing of Brown.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Missouri Gov. Nixon Declares State of Emergency - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency on Monday (Nov. 17) ahead of the grand jury's decision on whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson, the shooter in the death of Michael Brown. The Missouri National Guard will support local law enforcement if unrest occurs, according to the Associated Press.  (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Missouri Gov. Nixon Declares State of Emergency - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency on Monday (Nov. 17) ahead of the grand jury's decision on whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson, the shooter in the death of Michael Brown. The Missouri National Guard will support local law enforcement if unrest occurs, according to the Associated Press.  (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

#PantsUpDontLoot Billboard Crowdfunded, KKK Sites Shut Down - Supporters of Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson have successfully crowd-funded a billboard that will read “#PantsUpDontLOOT.” According to the website listed on the page, the goal is to “Inject an ambiguous, time-sensitive message, into the community.” Also, in cyberspace Anonymous compromised the accounts of several KKK accounts and websites following threats from the Klan against the Ferguson protesters.    (Photo: Pants Up Don't Loot Ferguson Billboard via IndieGogo.com)

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#PantsUpDontLoot Billboard Crowdfunded, KKK Sites Shut Down - Supporters of Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson have successfully crowd-funded a billboard that will read “#PantsUpDontLOOT.” According to the website listed on the page, the goal is to “Inject an ambiguous, time-sensitive message, into the community.” Also, in cyberspace Anonymous compromised the accounts of several KKK accounts and websites following threats from the Klan against the Ferguson protesters.  (Photo: Pants Up Don't Loot Ferguson Billboard via IndieGogo.com)

Out of Control - The U.S. House of Representatives has passed an amendment from Kentucky GOP Rep. Thomas Massie that limits the District of Columbia's ability to enforce its gun laws. "It is a flagrant abuse of democracy by a member who comes here with a Tea Party principle that says power should be devolved to the local level," said an angry delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton. "He is playing with the lives of the American citizens, who are not accountable to him and live in my city."   (Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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Gun Sales Spike Near Ferguson  - Gun sales have spiked at a Ferguson area gun store as the grand jury decision on whether to arrest Darren Wilson for the killing Michael Brown looms. The owner of Metro Shooting Supplies reported having sales of 100 guns in three days, and said it was "abnormal," according to KMOV.com. (Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Coalition Asks for Advance Notice of Grand Jury Decision - Activists known as the Don't Shoot Coalition called Thursday (Nov. 6) for prosecutors to give them 48 hours advance notice of the grand jury's decision on whether to arrest or not arrest Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown. The 50 organizations in the coalition say they can quell any violence from spreading throughout St. Louis following the news. (Photo: EPA/TANNEN MAURY /LANDOV)

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Coalition Asks for Advance Notice of Grand Jury Decision - Activists known as the Don't Shoot Coalition called Thursday (Nov. 6) for prosecutors to give them 48 hours advance notice of the grand jury's decision on whether to arrest or not arrest Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown. The 50 organizations in the coalition say they can quell any violence from spreading throughout St. Louis following the news. (Photo: EPA/TANNEN MAURY /LANDOV)

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Verification Procedure - The election judge is required to compare the name on the ID card to the voter registration card or the computerized voter roll maintained at the precinct. If the names are not a match, the election judge can declare them "substantially similar" if the difference is slight (Wendy Davis vs. Wendy Russell Davis), a customary variation (Gregory Abbott vs. Greg Abbott) or if the name is the same but filled out in a different order (Mary Jones vs. Mary Jones Smith).The election judge also will verify the voter's address before providing a ballot.  (Photo: Steve Debenport/Getty Images)

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Some Polling Places Reported Issues in Ferguson on Election Day - The polls in Ferguson were having several issues on Election Day (Nov. 4) during the evening. Some of the claims were that locations ran out of paper ballots and that only one out of four of the voting machines were actually working, Think Progress reports.(Photo: Steve Debenport/Getty Images)

Is the Ferguson Police Chief Resigning? - Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson is resigning and the department is being dismantled and reformed by the city, CNN reported Tuesday (Oct. 28). The announcement about the change will be made next week. But the department denied the report on Twitter. "Ferguson Chief says he has not resigned, He has not been told to resign. He has not been fired. If he leaves, it will be his choice alone," the message read. (Photo: Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT/LANDOV) 

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Is the Ferguson Police Chief Resigning? - Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson is resigning and the department is being dismantled and reformed by the city, CNN reported Tuesday (Oct. 28). The announcement about the change will be made next week. But the department denied the report on Twitter. "Ferguson Chief says he has not resigned, He has not been told to resign. He has not been fired. If he leaves, it will be his choice alone," the message read. (Photo: Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT/LANDOV) 

Missouri Police Preparing for Grand Jury Decision - The Ferguson police are gathering riot gear for potential large protests that they believe may be violent following the grand jury's decision to charge or not charge Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown in August. "I know there's a lot of anxiety, there's a lot of fear, anticipation" about that announcement, said Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson said, AP reports.    (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Missouri Police Preparing for Grand Jury Decision - The Ferguson police are gathering riot gear for potential large protests that they believe may be violent following the grand jury's decision to charge or not charge Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown in August. "I know there's a lot of anxiety, there's a lot of fear, anticipation" about that announcement, said Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson said, AP reports.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Justice Department Condemns Leaks in Brown's Case - The Justice Department is condemning the leak of information from the grand jury that will decide whether Officer Darren Wilson is going to be charged for killing Michael Brown. The details appear to support Wilson's version of events from the incident. “There seems to be an inappropriate effort to influence public opinion about this case,” the Department of Justice said.   (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Justice Department Condemns Leaks in Brown's Case - The Justice Department is condemning the leak of information from the grand jury that will decide whether Officer Darren Wilson is going to be charged for killing Michael Brown. The details appear to support Wilson's version of events from the incident. “There seems to be an inappropriate effort to influence public opinion about this case,” the Department of Justice said.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Missouri Gov. Establishes Ferguson Commission - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has formulated a new approach to documenting and digging into the issues within Ferguson since the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, AP reports. The goals of the Ferguson Commission, and the individuals who will be a part of it, will be revealed next month. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson) 

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Official Michael Brown Autopsy Revealed - An autopsy released Tuesday (Oct. 21) by the St. Louis County medical center shows that Michael Brown was shot in the hand at a close range and that he had been using marijuana, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Dr. Michael Graham, a St. Louis medical examiner, said that the official report supports Darren Wilson's claim that Brown was reaching in the vehicle window and attempted to grab Wilson's weapon, when the first shot was fired. It also conflicts with a private autopsy performed by Dr. Michael M. Baden, the morning after Brown was killed.  (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal Constitution, Curtis Compton, File)

Sen. Jamilah Nasheed Arrested  - State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed was arrested on Monday night during protests in Ferguson and was in jail overnight. She was released Tuesday (Oct. 21) on $600 bond. “It's OK to protest, it's OK to exercise your First Amendment rights, it's OK to go to jail for a cause, but it's not OK to destroy communities," she said to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.    (EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS /LANDOV)

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Sen. Jamilah Nasheed Arrested  - State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed was arrested on Monday night during protests in Ferguson and was in jail overnight. She was released Tuesday (Oct. 21) on $600 bond. “It's OK to protest, it's OK to exercise your First Amendment rights, it's OK to go to jail for a cause, but it's not OK to destroy communities," she said to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. (EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS /LANDOV)

‘Moral Monday’ Takes Over Ferguson - A total of 50 people were arrested, including Cornel West, during the last four days of rallies and protests in St. Louis, the Associated Press reports. Hundreds gathered at the Ferguson police headquarters and sat in for four hours on Monday (Oct. 13). There was also a rally at the St. Louis City Hall. Protests began Friday when demonstrators marched to the St. Louis prosecutor’s office urging for an arrest of Wilson, who has not been charged since killing Michael Brown more than two months ago.   (Photo: AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson)

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‘Moral Monday’ Takes Over Ferguson - A total of 50 people were arrested, including Cornel West, during the last four days of rallies and protests in St. Louis, the Associated Press reports. Hundreds gathered at the Ferguson police headquarters and sat in for four hours on Monday (Oct. 13). There was also a rally at the St. Louis City Hall. Protests began Friday when demonstrators marched to the St. Louis prosecutor’s office urging for an arrest of Wilson, who has not been charged since killing Michael Brown more than two months ago.  (Photo: AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson)

Protests at Rams Game - About 10 miles south at the Edward Jones Dome, where the St. Louis Rams played the San Francisco 49ers Monday (Oct. 13) night, protesters in the stands held up signs reading, “Rams fans know Blacks Matter on and off the field.” Photos taken by other spectators at the game showed protesters marching across the stadium upper level.    (Photo: AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson)

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Protests at Rams Game - About 10 miles south at the Edward Jones Dome, where the St. Louis Rams played the San Francisco 49ers Monday (Oct. 13) night, protesters in the stands held up signs reading, “Rams fans know Blacks Matter on and off the field.” Photos taken by other spectators at the game showed protesters marching across the stadium upper level.  (Photo: AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson)

Cornel West is Arrested - During protests at the Ferguson police headquarters Monday (Oct. 13), professor and civil rights activist Cornel West was among 13 people who were willingly arrested. West traveled to the St. Louis suburb to continue calling attention to the mistreatment of people of color by police.    (Photo: AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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Cornel West is Arrested - During protests at the Ferguson police headquarters Monday (Oct. 13), professor and civil rights activist Cornel West was among 13 people who were willingly arrested. West traveled to the St. Louis suburb to continue calling attention to the mistreatment of people of color by police.  (Photo: AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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Judge Ruled Protesters' Constitutional Rights Were Violated - A federal judge Monday ruled that when Ferguson police told protesters to keep moving and to not stand still during demonstrations, that authorities violated their constitutional rights. U.S. District Judge Catherine Perry said the injuction allowed police to move citizens "if they felt like it."    (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Judge Ruled Protesters' Constitutional Rights Were Violated - A federal judge Monday ruled that when Ferguson police told protesters to keep moving and to not stand still during demonstrations, that authorities violated their constitutional rights. U.S. District Judge Catherine Perry said the injuction allowed police to move citizens "if they felt like it."  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Michael Brown Protesters Interrupt St. Louis Symphony - A group of peaceful protesters stood up during a performance at the the St. Louis Symphony Saturday (Oct. 4), began singing and hung three banners depicting Michael Brown from a balcony. The demonstrators were spread throughout the audience and they paid tickets for their seats, the St. Louis-Dispatch reports. Some of the members of the audience applauded, before the protesters left.(Photo: AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Steve Giegerich) 

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Michael Brown Protesters Interrupt St. Louis Symphony - A group of peaceful protesters stood up during a performance at the the St. Louis Symphony Saturday (Oct. 4), began singing and hung three banners depicting Michael Brown from a balcony. The demonstrators were spread throughout the audience and they paid tickets for their seats, the St. Louis-Dispatch reports. Some of the members of the audience applauded, before the protesters left.(Photo: AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Steve Giegerich)