More than 1,000 protesters peacefully marched through a St. Louis neighborhood, shutting down an intersection in the early hours of Monday morning. The demonstration ended with a sit-in at St. Louis University.
The New York Times reports that the group demonstrating was “far larger than has been seen on a nightly basis” in protests in Ferguson after the shooting of the black unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer in August and another shooting of a black teen just days ago. It was part of a “Weekend of Resistance” with people from around the country flocking to the area to protest police brutality and racism. [Read more]
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