Monday, December 1, 2014

Ferguson Video: 100 days in 100 seconds

Watch the 100 days Video of Ferguson in 100 seconds.
Ferguson Video: 100 days in 100 seconds
It took less than three days for the grand jury to deliberate before deciding not to indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9. The grand jury had heard more than 70 hours of testimony from 60 witnesses before reaching its decision, which he said was supported by physical evidence. Is the American Justice system unfair to minorities?
Family 'crushed' by Ferguson rulingWhat really happened on August 9 will continue to be debated by both sides.


For some Americans on opposite sides of a national debate, Michael Brown has become a symbol, epitomizing their polarized views on who bears the blame for the toll of young black men killed by police officers. Brown was a gentle giant, in one version. A defiant troublemaker, in another.

Yet as more details of the 18-year-old’s life and death emerge, his legacy in the eyes of many is more nuanced, reflecting the ups and downs and challenges faced by many young Americans.

After academic struggles in high school, he had buckled down to get his diploma last summer and was soon to enter a technical college. Friends and family recalled a sizable young man — 6-foot-5, nearly 300 pounds — with a gentle, joking manner, a fan of computer games, an aspiring rap musician.

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