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Half of black millennials know of police abuse

WASHINGTON - Long before the deaths of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Freddie Gray, more than half of African-American millennials indicated they, or someone they knew, had been victimized...
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St. Louis police chief defends fatal shooting THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

...traffic and resisting arrest.The scene unfolded less than two weeks after violence marred the anniversary of the day Michael Brown was fatally wounded by a white officer in nearby Ferguson. His death launched the national Black Lives Matter movement...
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Federal charges sought in Eric Garner's chokehold death

...with the loved ones of other blacks whose high-profile deaths have prompted outcry and protests: Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Ramarley Graham. It was the second day of protests to mark the anniversary of Garner's death on July 17, 2014...
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Lawyer defends action of officer fired after fatal shooting of teen

...Miller never made physical contact, he said.Taylor's death came two days before the anniversary of the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed, black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, and is...
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Chief regains control of Ferguson protests

...could be lifted as soon as Wednesday, depending upon how Tuesday night unfolded.Events marking the anniversary of Michael Brown's death were peaceful until Sunday night, when multiple shots were fired and Tyrone Harris Jr. was shot. He is...
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Police shooting, protests put Ferguson back on edge

...Monday, a day after a protest marking the anniversary of Michael Brown's death was punctuated with gunshots and police critically...told The Associated Press his son was a close friend of Michael Brown and was in Ferguson on Sunday night to pay respects...
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After years of declining crime, a spike in violence

...of that funding has dried up.The death of Eric Garner in New York at the hands of police and the shooting death of Michael Brown by an officer in Ferguson, Missouri, have contributed to a distrust of police. And that distrust might be proving...
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Baltimore mayor fires police commissioner amid homicide rise

...1,070 to a defense fund for Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. Wilson, who is white, fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black man, on Aug. 9.Rawlings-Blake appointed Batts as police commissioner in September 2012.His...
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My Turn: The power of radical mothers

...militarization." If Bell sounds angry, it's because she is.Like the mothers of Freddie Gray, Walter Lamer Scott and Michael Brown, she lost her son in a senseless police shooting. Sadly, her demonstration will probably be as obscure as her plea...
National Guardsmen take up positions

...police custody. It was the worst such violence in the U.S. since the unrest that erupted last year over the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.Political leaders and residents...
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