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(CNN) – New Yorker contributor Jelani Cobb tells CNN's Jake Tapper Ferguson community "fundamentally, more than anything, wants respect and recognition as human beings."
(CNN) – After nearly a week of protests and pleading, today the Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson finally released the name of the officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager. Also released were accusations that Michael Brown was a suspect in a convenience store robbery that took place just before the shooting.
But what police here in Ferguson call "transparency" is being labeled nothing short of "character assassination" by Brown's family.
(CNN) – CNN Justice Correspondent Pamela Brown reports on new details in the investigation into the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) – We finally know the name of the officer who shot and killed unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown on Saturday. He is Darren Wilson, a white 28-year-old who's been on the force for six years. And that is not the only bombshell the Ferguson police force dropped today.
(CNN) - Anchor of "The Lead" and CNN Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper speaks to Gov. Jay Nixon, D-Missouri, and Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson on the latest in the Michael Brown investigation and the battle to keep the peace in Ferguson.
The Lead with Jake Tapper draws not only on Tapper’s deep knowledge of politics and national issues, but also seeks to examine and advance stories across a wide range of topics that demonstrate his own curiosities and interests. Compelling headlines come from around the country and the globe, from politics to money, sports to popular culture, based on news drivers of the day.
The Lead with Jake Tapper airs weekdays at 4 p.m. ET.
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