A Timeline of the Ferguson Uprising

A Timeline of the Ferguson Uprising

Saturday 8/9/14 – Michael Brown is shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson. Brown was walking home from a convenience store to his grandma’s house, when the officer stopped him for jaywalking and a scuffle ensued. Witnesses say that the officer shot Brown as he fled with his hands up in surrender. A crowd […]

Accomplices Wanted: A few notes on race, legitimacy, and solidarity with the struggle in Ferguson

Accomplices Wanted: A few notes on race, legitimacy, and solidarity with the struggle in Ferguson

From Prison Books Collective On August 9th, a white police officer murdered an unarmed Black teenager named Michael Brown (“Mike-Mike”) on the streets of Ferguson, MO, a couple miles north of St. Louis. Nothing about this was abnormal or newsworthy in any way; it was simply another reminder of the cheapness of poor Black life […]

Missouri Prison Newsletter #6--Ferguson

Missouri Prison Newsletter #6–Ferguson

Issue #6, September-October 2014–Ferguson The Missouri Prison Newsletter is distributed to (about 150) people in prisons across the U.S., but focusing on those incarcerated in Missouri and Illinois. This issue focuses specifically on the recent uprisings in Ferguson, MO, and contains original personal accounts of the riots, analysis and a timeline of the uprisings as […]

October 2012, Notre dames des Landes, France.

Support from the ZAD in Notre-Dame-Des-Landes to Ferguson

The following is a statement of support from the ZAD (Zone À Défendre, the  zone to be defended) to those fighting back in Ferguson. The ZAD is “an ongoing occupation in countryside close to Nantes in France which according to the decision-makers should make way for an international aiport.”  Texts and annoucements from the ZAD […]

A Zine, Some Posters, and Two Interviews

A Zine, Some Posters, and Two Interviews

New poster to raise money for those arrested in Ferguson. From Corina Dross A new poster, by artist Corina Dross, about the uprisings in Ferguson is being sold to raise money for the bail and legal fund for those arrested. A Zine and Two posters from Ferguson and Further From Ferguson and Further Also, a […]

Ferguson. Over one week in.

Ferguson. Over one week in.

What began as a protest movement after 10 days of sustained defiance, has taken a couple shaky steps towards revolt. The situation here is still fluid and ripe with potential. Locally, people are surprised that similar unrest hasn’t sparked off in other cities. If it were to spread, the scope here would likely widen. It’s […]

Let Us Not Become Police, Let Us Not Become Sheep

Let Us Not Become Police, Let Us Not Become Sheep

1. What happened to Mike Brown is a tragedy that can’t be put into words. A less spoken tragedy is that it’s the day to day reality for so many of us–especially those of us who are young, who are people of color, who don’t fit the cops’ idea of an acceptable, law abiding citizen. […]

New Bail and Legal Fund Established

New Bail and Legal Fund Established

A new bail and legal fund has been established to support the people who have been arrested during the anti-police demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo. The other account had to be closed for tax reasons, but a new account has been quickly set up. Please spread the word widely and help us get some money together […]

An Eye for an Eye Makes Our Masters Blind: One Account of Last Night's Anti-Police Riot

An Eye for an Eye Makes Our Masters Blind: One Account of Last Night’s Anti-Police Riot

“City—fuck ‘em Narcotics—fuck ‘em Feds—fuck ‘em D.A.—fuck ‘em”   On the afternoon of Saturday, August 9th, 2014 an 18 year old, unarmed teenager named Mike “Mike Mike” Brown was murdered by a Ferguson Police Department cop. He was shot in the back and the head, as he knelt on the street with his hands in […]

Bail and Legal Fund for Those Arrested During Ferguson Anti-Police Demonstrations

Bail and Legal Fund for Those Arrested During Ferguson Anti-Police Demonstrations

 A bail and legal fund has been established to support the 43 or so people who have been arrested during the anti-police demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo.  Please spread the word widely and help us get some money together to get these people out.Also, we are looking for information on who was arrested so we can […]