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    1. September 4, 2015

      US city violence spurs fear of ‘Ferguson effect’

      In Chicago, one 30-hour stretch this week left 12 dead and 13 wounded from gun violence. In St Louis, an 18-year-old...

    2. August 17, 2015

      Dr Dre: Compton: A Soundtrack — review

      Dr Dre Compton: A Soundtrack (Aftermath/Polydor) That guy whose headphones you may have bought has just released his...

    1. FT Photo Diary

      August 11, 2015

      Demonstrations in Ferguson

      Demonstrators, marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown, protest along West Florrisant Street...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      August 10, 2015

      One year on in Ferguson

      Demonstrators, marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown, march along West Florrisant Street in...

    3. August 10, 2015

      State of emergency declared in Ferguson

      Ferguson protests Authorities declared a state of emergency in St Louis County on Monday as the region braced for...

    4. July 14, 2015

      New York City agrees $5.9m settlement with family of Eric Garner

      New York City has reached a $5.9m settlement with the family of the black man who died after being put in an illegal...

    5. May 21, 2015

      Baltimore police charged over Gray’s death

      Six police officers have been indicted over the death of Freddie Gray, a young black man whose death in police custody...

    6. March 15, 2015

      Man charged over Ferguson shooting

      St Louis County authorities have filed charges against a 20-year-old man over the shooting of two police officers in...

    7. March 11, 2015

      Two police officers shot during Ferguson protest

      Two police officers have been shot in Ferguson, Missouri, hours after the city’s police chief resigned in the wake of a...

    8. March 4, 2015

      Justice Department will not charge Ferguson officer

      The US Justice Department will not charge a white police officer with violating civil rights laws in the killing of an...

    9. February 24, 2015

      US not to charge killer of unarmed black man

      Federal authorities have declined to file charges against George Zimmerman in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, an...

    10. December 13, 2014

      Thousands march in Washington and NY

      Demonstrators are pushing on with fortnight-long protests over the policing of black communities in America, with...

    11. FT Photo Diary

      December 8, 2014

      Miami protest

      Demonstrators march through the Wynwood neighbourhood to protest against police abuse, in Miami, Florida. The protest...

    12. December 5, 2014

      Ghetto policing tactics follow African-Americans to suburbs

      These are days of rage in the US. Demonstrators have taken to the streets this week in New York, Boston, Chicago,...

    13. FT Photo Diary

      December 5, 2014

      Boston Common demonstration

      A demonstrator protests recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in the deaths of Michael Brown and...

    14. December 4, 2014

      DoJ stirs US police debate as Eric Garner protests continue

      The US Department of Justice has found that Cleveland police systematically engage in excessive use of force and...

    15. December 1, 2014

      US boosts local policing efforts after Brown shooting

      President Barack Obama announced a $263m funding programme to fund body cameras and bolster training for local police...

    16. November 30, 2014

      Police officer in Ferguson shooting resigns

      The white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in a St Louis suburb has resigned, his lawyer said...

    17. November 28, 2014

      After Ferguson: Missouri burning

      It began with a police stop about midday on a hot August afternoon. Just 90 seconds later, a black teenager named...

    18. November 26, 2014

      Ferguson on edge after second night of protests

      Ferguson burns after grand jury decides The streets of Ferguson were tense on Wednesday after two days of sometimes...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      November 26, 2014

      California stand off

      Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters Amanda Ashe of Oakland, left, ‘faces off’ with a police officer during the second night of...

    20. November 25, 2014

      National Guard tripled in Ferguson

      Ferguson burns after grand jury decides Missouri’s governor tripled the number of National Guard troops deployed around...

    21. November 25, 2014

      US racial struggle creates a new martyr

      This much is clear. The death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in August of this year will almost certainly be...

    22. November 25, 2014

      Q&A: The Ferguson grand jury

      Ferguson, Missouri erupted in violence after a grand jury decided not to charge a white police officer over the fatal...

    23. FT Photo Diary

      November 25, 2014

      Fires burn in Ferguson

      Jim Young/Reuters A man walks past a burning building during rioting after a grand jury returned no indictment in the...

    24. November 25, 2014

      Chaotic scenes as anger boils over in Ferguson

      Gunshot echoed, fires raged in looted stores and clouds of tear gas billowed in front of the Ferguson police station in...

    25. November 25, 2014

      Ferguson is a painful reminder of enduring racial tension in US

      Very few of the people who massed in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday night to hear that a white police officer would not...

    26. November 25, 2014

      US argues as race divides a nation

      One of the more disturbing aspects of the grand jury decision in the death of Michael Brown was that Americans started...

    27. November 25, 2014

      Violence flares after Ferguson ruling

      Ferguson burns after grand jury decides Police and protesters clashed in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday night and...

    28. October 9, 2014

      Symantec splits amid cyber competition

      Symantec, the business best known for Norton antivirus software, is splitting into two publicly traded units, as it...

    29. August 24, 2014

      Missouri politicians welcome Obama review of militarised police

      Political leaders in Missouri have welcomed a White House decision to review the government’s provision of...

    30. August 22, 2014

      US race relations: Days of rage

      Anger in Ferguson DeMarcus Barry feels misunderstood. The 23-year-old black man says white police officers in his...

    31. FT Photo Diary

      August 22, 2014

      National guard to withdraw from Ferguson

      Larry W.Smith/EPA Demonstrators protest the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, as the National Guard...

    32. August 21, 2014

      Ferguson isn’t my first race riot

      One of the perils of middle age is that you grow impatient with people who are too young to remember the things you do....

    33. FT Photo Diary

      August 21, 2014

      Night protests in Ferguson

      Jeff Roberson/AP Lightning flashes over protesters on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. A grand jury has begun hearing...

    34. FT Photo Diary

      August 20, 2014

      Protests continue in Ferguson

      Larry W. Smith/EPA Police in riot gear move in to make arrests as demonstrators protest the shooting death of Michael...

    35. August 19, 2014

      St Louis police kill knifeman near town of Ferguson

      Protesters looped up and down the mile or so of West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri on Tuesday night, chanting...

    36. August 19, 2014

      Obama tries to stay clear of race divide

      Ferguson stand-off enters second week Attorney-general Eric Holder arrives in Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday carrying...

    37. FT Photo Diary

      August 19, 2014

      Protests in Missouri

      Joshua Lott/Reuters Police fired tear gas and stun grenades at protesters on Monday in Ferguson, Missouri, after days...

    38. FT Photo Diary

      August 18, 2014

      Outrage in Missouri

      Scott Olson/Getty Tear gas rains down on a woman standing with her arms raised after a demonstration over the killing...

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