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  • >> FERGUSON MISSOURI,

  • THE SPARK FOR WHAT WOULD

  • BECOME DAILY STREET PROTESTS WAS

  • THE KILLING OF AN UNARMED

  • AFRICAN AMERICAN TEENAGER.

  • 18-YEAR-OLD MICHAEL BROWN WAS

  • GUNNED DOWN BY A WHITE POLICE

  • OFFICER ON AUGUST THE 9TH.

  • IN THE DAYS THAT FOLLOWED,

  • THE POLICE RESPONDED

  • TO THE DEMONSTRATIONS

  • WITH MASSIVE FORCE.

  • >> It's an uprising.

  • We are tired of the police.

  • >> We're sick of being

  • tear-gassed.

  • We're sick of being shot at.

  • All of these young people

  • deserve respect and justice

  • >> Force is their message.

  • We will shoot,

  • we will kill,

  • if necessary.

  • >> AN AUTOPSY WOULD SHOW THAT

  • BROWN WAS SHOT AT LEAST SIX

  • TIMES - TWICE IN THE HEAD.

  • HE WAS THE FOURTH UNARMED BLACK

  • MAN TO BE KILLED IN THE UNITED

  • STATES BY POLICE IN THE SPAN OF

  • A MONTH...

  • THE STREET PROTESTS AND POLICE

  • TACTICS BROUGHT FERGUSON INTO

  • THE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL

  • SPOTLIGHT.

  • THINGS QUICKLY SPIRALED -

  • REPORTS OF GUNSHOTS FIRED FROM

  • THE CROWD,

  • A STATE OF EMERGENCY WAS

  • DECLARED,

  • THE NATIONAL GUARD WAS DEPLOYED,

  • AND THE US ATTORNEY GENERAL

  • LAUNCHED A FEDERAL INVESTIGATION

  • INTO THE KILLING.

  • FAULT LINES WAS IN FERGUSON TO

  • WITNESS HOW MICHAEL BROWN'S

  • KILLING IGNITED SOMETHING

  • BIGGER,

  • EXPOSING TENSIONS THAT HAD BEEN

  • BUBBLING BENEATH THE SURFACE FOR

  • YEARS.

  • >> On his knees.

  • Hands up.

  • >> This is more than Michael

  • Brown.

  • This is about civilians against

  • law enforcement.

  • Corrupt law enforcement.

>> FERGUSON MISSOURI,

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    Frank Zhao posted on 2016/09/24
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