Anatomy of a Peaceful Protest in Ferguson, Mo.

by ptinti

Beacon

Protestors from the Ferguson community and broader St. Louis metropolitan area gathered for a sixth consecutive evening to protest the shooting of unarmed 18-year-old, Michael Brown. But as much as the gatherings were meant to protest the killing of the black teenager at the hands of local police, they also served as a rebuttal to the widely-criticized, heavy-handed police responses to earlier protests.

FERGUSON, Mo — On Thursday evening, protestors initially gathered blocks away from where a police officer shot Michael Brown on Saturday, August 9.

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