Remembering Michael Brown: Police Don’t Create Safety — Communities Do
August 8, 2017

“Today, we reflect on the memory of Mike Brown, the 18-year-old unarmed black teen fatally shot six times, twice in the head, by Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson.

“The Aug. 9, 2014 shooting prompted protests across the nation for weeks. The gripping images of a blood-covered white sheet lying over the form of his motionless body for hours will forever be etched in our memories. As will the image of another black mother with tears streaming down her face grieving the loss of her son to this senseless, yet all-too-common scenario.”

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