Demonstrators nationwide made sure the community in Ferguson, Mo. isn’t standing alone in their call to indict the justice system that allowed a white police officer to kill an unarmed black teenager yet again.
Tuesday night, the day after Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch announced that a grand jury failed to bring charges against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, at least 37 states held planned demonstrations in the name of Michael Brown and others who have been killed by police brutality in recent months.
In fact, protests went off in more than 170 U.S. cities Tuesday night — an unprecedented demonstration to denounce police violence and systematic racism.
In New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington D.C. and more, protestors shut down highways, tunnels, and bridges, marching well into the night even in freezing temperatures.
In New York, protestors managed to shut down FDR Drive, the Lincoln Tunnel, blocked traffic…
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