Skip to content

In Ferguson, a New Prosecutor ‘Gives Us Hope’ 4 Years After Shooting

As protesters faced protesters faced off against police officers in the streets, Mr. Bell was forced to leave his home. As a black lawyer, he understood the protesters’ outrage, but he felt like the best way to fix the system would be from within. First, he ran for Ferguson City Council and won. And on Tuesday, in a Democratic primary race, Mr. Bell beat Robert McCulloch, the prosecutor who declined to charge Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot Mr. Brown.