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    1. 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 estimates...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      December 8, 2014

      Miami protest

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

    1. 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, Washington...

    2. 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 Eric...

    3. 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 endanger...

    4. 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...

    5. 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 on...

    6. 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 Michael...

    7. 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 violent...

    8. 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...

    9. 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 the...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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 the...

    14. 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 face...

    15. 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...

    16. 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 protests...

    17. 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...

    18. 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 military-grade...

    19. 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 hometown...

    20. 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 announces...

    21. 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. Such...

    22. 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...

    23. 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 Brown...

    24. 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...

    25. 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 the...

    26. 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 of...

    27. 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 of...

    28. August 18, 2014

      Fresh clashes as Holder heads to Ferguson

      Ferguson after the curfew Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri clashed with armoured police again on Monday night, with officers...

    29. August 18, 2014

      Obama dispatches attorney-general Holder to Ferguson

      Ferguson after the curfew President Barack Obama is sending Eric Holder, the attorney-general, to Ferguson, Missouri to meet...

    30. August 17, 2014

      Missouri governor blames police for fresh unrest

      Ferguson after the curfew Local police in the troubled US town of Ferguson, Missouri, were once again the focus of...

    31. August 16, 2014

      Police disperse defiant Ferguson protesters

      Police fired smoke canisters and used tear gas to disperse several hundred defiant protesters after a midnight curfew took...

    32. August 15, 2014

      Officer unaware of alleged Michael Brown robbery, say police

      Ferguson police on Friday said the officer who shot dead Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager whose death set off days...

    33. August 15, 2014

      Tear gas clears on riot-ravaged Ferguson

      Militarised US cops on Ferguson streets The atmosphere outside the burnt-out husk of the QuikTrip petrol station was...

    34. August 15, 2014

      Warrior cops on America’s streets

      Last Saturday, Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old man, was shot and killed by a policeman in Ferguson, a suburb of St Louis,...

    35. August 15, 2014

      Officer in Ferguson fatal shooting is named

      US vigils honour shot Missouri teenager Police named the officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager, as a semblance of...

    36. August 14, 2014

      Hacker group claims to name officer who shot Ferguson teen

      Anonymous, the loosely co-ordinated hacker collective, claims to have broken into the St Louis County police department’s...

    37. August 14, 2014

      Death stokes fire of US racial tensions

      Long-simmering tensions are boiling over in suburban St Louis, drawing international attention to the racial disparities...

    38. FT Photo Diary

      August 14, 2014

      Ferguson smoke

      Mario Anzuoni/Reuters A sequence in which a protester throws back a smoke bomb while clashing with police in Ferguson,...

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