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Michael Brown and Related Protests

[Trigger Warnings: murder, police brutality]

The first I heard about this story was a screencap of a tweet or Facebook comment¬†that appeared to be part of a conversation about the shooting – it was someone claiming to have witnessed the shooting asserting that the victim hadn’t been committing a robbery and had been shoved by the cop with the car door. This sparked my interest,¬†as it sounded like an unusual event, but I didn’t see any more about it until another snippet the following day. Eventually I started being able to piece together what had happened as more articles appeared about it, and I found out the victim’s name so that I could look for more.

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