In D.C. on Tuesday, about 300 people marched on Massachusetts Avenue from Mount Vernon Square.
Protesters were out in full force Tuesday night following the grand jury’s decision not to indict Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Attorneys for Michael Brown’s family vowed Tuesday to push for federal charges against the police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, while the officer insisted in his first public statements that he could not have done anything differently in the confrontation.
President Barack Obama says there’s “no excuse” for burning buildings, torching cars and destroying property in response to the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri.
Attorney General Eric Holder says he’s “disappointed” by the violence that followed the Ferguson grand jury decision.
Two unarmed black teenagers shot dead. Two very different reactions from President Barack Obama.
A St. Louis County grand jury declined Monday to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri. The decision resolves one aspect of the case, but additional investigations remain and the community for months has been bracing for demonstrations in anticipation of the grand jury’s decision.
Protests are being planned throughout Tuesday in the nation’s capital and Baltimore in the wake of a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer who killed a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri.
A Missouri grand jury heard evidence for months before deciding not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Some answers to common questions about the grand jury:
Police in several major cities reporting mostly peaceful protests against the Missouri grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.