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Tuesday | via Counterpunch
The protests began in Ferguson, exploding after the prosecutor announced that the policeman who killed Michael Brown would not be brought to trial. They spread across the country after the Staten Island grand jury refused to charge the policeman who strangled Eric Garner, killing him on camera. Comment?
Sunday Dec 14 | via The Weekly Standard
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Thursday Dec 4 | via Boston.com
A massive crowd of demonstrators gathered at Boston Common during Thursday's tree lighting ceremony to protest against two recent high-profile cases of police officers not being indicted for killing unarmed black men. Estimates of the total number of protesters reached into the thousands. Comment?
Thursday Nov 27 | via Arirang TV
Protests spread across the United States -- over a grand jury decision NOT to indict a white police officer that shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri in August. Ferguson, where the majority of residents are black, has been at the center of the violence, with a number of commercial buildings burned down and businesses looted since the announcement. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 26 | via Reuters
The parents of Michael Brown speak out about the grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot their son. Rough cut, no reporter narration ROUGH CUT, NO REPORTER NARRATION The parents of Michael Brown spoke out on Wednesday after a white policeman was cleared in the killing of their unarmed black teenager. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 26 | via The Peninsula
Demonstrators march to the City Hall as they protest a grand jury's decision not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson for killing unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, in St Louis, Missouri, yesterday. FERGUSON: Police arrested scores of people in cities around the United States who were protesting a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer for killing an unarmed black teenager, authorities said yesterday, but the town where the shooting took place was a little calmer. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 25 | via Boston.com
In the pews and on the streets Tuesday night, full-throated cries of frustration and grief echoed from Roxbury throughout Boston and beyond over a grand jury's decision to not charge a Missouri police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager. An estimated 1,400 protesters marched from Dudley Square to the South Bay House of Correction facility, then shut down the Massachusetts Avenue Connector near Interstate 93 before being blocked by a police line. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 25 | via Boston.com
In the pews and the on the streets Tuesday night, full throated cries of frustration and grief echoed from Roxbury throughout Boston and beyond. An estimated 1,400 protesters marched from Dudley Square to the South Bay House of Correction facility, where inmates began banging on the windows and flicking the lights on and off, prompting cheers from the crowd and renewed chants of "Black Lives Matter!" and "Your Lives Matter." Comment?
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