On the afternoon of August 9, police officer Darren Wilson shot to death 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Today, after over two weeks of protests and police action in the wake of his killing, his funeral took place.
The injured protester said he was trying to stop the man from running down the crowd.Paul Blest
The deaths happened just 10 days and 50 miles apart.Emma Ockerman
"We are just gonna go out and start slaughtering them fucking [n-words]," one of the officers said. "I can’t wait. God, I can’t wait."Paul Blest
The 23-year-old Black man, who was unarmed, died at the hospital days later.Trone Dowd
”This has to stop,” the judge said.Emma Ockerman
“Your actions displayed an extreme indifference to the value of human life when you wantonly and blindly fired ten rounds into the apartment of Breonna Taylor.”Trone Dowd