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The Brown family released a statement Tuesday night after the grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of their son Michael Brown.
Tim Wise, an anti-racism educator and author of six books on racism and white privilege, tells WTOP that the anger many black people feel toward the police is based on real history.
While protests in Ferguson, Missouri, turned violent after the grand jury's decision Monday not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, in the District the decision was met peacefully, with marches and chants.
While mourners gathered for Michael Brown's funeral, school teachers 800 miles to the east prepared for the first day of class and, almost certainly, conversations about the shooting death of the unarmed black teenager.
After seeing Humvees, tanks and police armed with military-grade equipment in the small town of Ferguson, Missouri, the Attorney General is calling for a Department of Justice investigation into the programs which provide the items to local police departments, including D.C. police.
The fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Missouri has inspired an online response fueled by the depictions of young African-Americans in the media.
A longer prison sentence could await a former District of Columbia Councilmember.
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