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Tweet Reveals Holes in Mike Brown Case, Grand Jury Now Being Investigated for Misconduct

On Wednesday afternoon, a revealing tweet by someone claiming to have inside information on the Mike Brown Grand Jury paints a dismal picture of “justice” in this case, and has led to an investigation of misconduct. Dedicated activist and journalist, Shaun King, took to twitter Wednesday claiming he had an explosive …

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Ferguson Police Chief Attempts to Join Michael Brown Protest, Chaos Ensues

Tensions in Ferguson, Missouri erupted again late Thursday night when a scuffle broke out near the St. Louis suburb’s police chief, who decided to participate in a march for slain teen Michael Brown. At least four people were arrested. RT.com Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson appeared outside police headquarters in …

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Stalling? Mike Brown Jury Gets Extension, Charges for Darren Wilson May Be Delayed Until January

A St. Louis judge has granted an extension to the grand jury that has been tasked with deciding whether to charge a Ferguson police officer in the fatal shooting of teenager Michael Brown. The jury now has until January 7 to decide on an indictment. RT.com St. Louis County Judge …

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‘He had his f**king hands in the air!’ New footage shows Ferguson witnesses reacting to teen’s death

New footage of the moments just after Ferguson, Missouri teenager Michael Brown was killed by a local police officer indicates that a witness on the scene said the unarmed 18-year-old’s hands were raised while he was fatally shot. RT.com The video, released by CNN, shows several witnesses gathering in the vicinity …

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Washington, DC protesters block streets in Michael Brown solidarity march

“We’re just three weeks into this, and this is only the beginning of this movement.” RT.com A crowd of protesters has taken to the streets of Washington, DC, expressing their solidarity with the people of Ferguson who gathered earlier on Saturday in remembrance of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager …

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Police in Ferguson Blacking Out Name Tags, Massive Presence as Protests Continue Tuesday

Protests continued as approximately 100 people gathered on Tuesday night in Ferguson to march for unarmed teenager Mike Brown who was executed by Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson Police Department. The march, organized by 100 Black Men,  began around 6:20pm leaving from Greater St. Mark’s Family Church (the same …

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‘All I want is peace’: Father of slain Ferguson teen tells hundreds rallying against police violence

Hundreds have gathered in St. Louis for the annual Peace Festival, which this year took on a special theme following the slaying of 18-year-old Michael Brown by the police. The boy’s father used the opportunity to ask for peace at his funeral on Monday. RT.com The aftermath of the black …

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Oakland Protesters Hold Up Mirrors to Police Officers in Ferguson Solidarity March

Demonstrators in Oakland, California marching in solidarity with Ferguson, Missouri on Wednesday held up mirrors in the faces of police officers as a creative protest tactic. Commondreams.org “I was holding up the mirror because I wanted the police to just look at themselves,” one protester, Nichola Torbett, told KPIX 5. “Especially if …

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