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21Jan/17

Sundance shines light on Ferguson unrest

‘Whose Streets?’, which has received glowing reviews at the Sundance film festival, explores the community behind the headlines of the civil unrest in the US suburb of Ferguson following the death of African American Michael Brown by a white police officer.
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22Sep/16

National Guard deploys in Charlotte

National Guard troops are deployed in Charlotte following second night of violent protests sparked by a fatal police shooting of a black man.

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08Aug/16

Hundreds protest fatal shooting of black teen by Chicago police

Hundreds of people gathered to protest the fatal shooting death of a black unarmed teenager by Chicago police. Continue reading

19Jan/16

Black Lives Matter protest shuts down the Bay Bridge

A Black Lives Matter protest shut down the Bay Bridge in San Francisco causing hundreds of cars to get stuck in a massive traffic jam.

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10Aug/15

Man critical after exchange of gunfire in Ferguson – police

A man who fired at police during protests in Ferguson is in a critical condition after being wounded in a gun battle with officers, St. Louis county police chief says.

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09Aug/15

Black Lives Matter protesters shut down Bernie Sanders event in Seattle

Bernie Sanders is forced to leave the stage after a handful of Black Lives Matter protesters disrupt his rally.

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08Aug/15

Ferguson braces for protests on anniversary of Michael Brown shooting

Activists held a small rally in Ferguson as the city braces for protests on anniversary of Michael Brown shooting.

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