ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 16, 2017) (NBC) – Clashes between demonstrators and riot-clad police marred the end of what had been a largely peaceful second day of protest rallies in St. Louis following the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man. Continue reading
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