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From video minutes after the shooting. "He had his f**n hands up," one of the men says in the video. The man told CNN he heard one gunshot, then another shot about 30 seconds later. "The cop didn't say get on the ground. He just kept shooting," the man said."

New Michael Brown shooting witnesses describe scene

CNN
STORY HIGHLIGHTS NEW: CNN senior legal analyst says the new video is "good evidence" A cell phone video shows witnesses reacting to the Michael Brown shooting They describe the teen holding his hands in the air Their accounts coincide with several other witness descriptions of the shooting (CNN) -- Two men, shocked at what they saw, describe…Read More
This is all in the first hours after Brown's body was finally removed, with the boy's mother and the rest of the crowd watching. So yeah, just a crackerjack job by St. Louis law enforcement on this one. Start out by letting dogs piss on the flowers, run over the candles in your cars, move on to tear gassing people for walking around after dark.…Read More

Police let their dog urinate on Michael Brown memorial, then drove over it

Why have the residents of Ferguson, Missouri reacted with such anger to the still-unexplained shooting of Michael Brown? It is a mystery. As darkness fell on Canfield Drive on August 9, a makeshift memorial sprang up in the middle of the street where Michael Brown's body had been sprawled in plain view for more than four hours. Flowers and…Read More
"We will not accept three-fifths justice," said Crump to loud applause, referencing the Three-Fifths Compromise. "We will demand equal justice for Mike Brown Jr."

Michael Brown Funeral Filled With Cries For Justice

The Huffington Post
ST. LOUIS -- A massive crowd gathered at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church on this brilliantly sunny day to grieve an 18-year-old they called "Mike Mike," whose death at the hands of a police officer has sparked huge protests in the small city of Ferguson over the past two weeks. Michael Brown, who was black and unarmed, was shot by…Read More
This doesn't begin or end in Ferguson.

It's not just Ferguson: America's criminal justice system is racist

Vox
The statement from the Ferguson Police Department is calm and matter-of-fact. "We only ask that any groups wishing to assemble in prayer or in protest do so only during daylight hours in an organized and respectful manner. We further ask all those wishing to demonstrate or assemble disperse well before the evening hours to ensure the safety of the…Read More
Powerful article. Leave a comment with your reaction. Do you agree or disagree?

America Is Not For Black People

The Concourse
The United States of America is not for black people. We know this, and then we put it out of our minds, and then something happens to remind us. Saturday, in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., something like that happened: An unarmed 18-year-old black man was executed by police in broad daylight. By now, what's happening in Ferguson is about…Read More
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