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St. Louis protesters demand justice for VonDerrit Meyers

Some 100 protesters congregated on Shaw Ave. here near the spot where 18-year-old VonDerrit Myers was killed by off-duty police officer Jason Flanery.


Ferguson organizers hold training for peaceful protests

Organizers of protests planned in Ferguson are determined to see that it's peaceful. They will train people to ensure it stays that way.


Activists plan for Ferguson protests after grand jury decision

A St. Louis-based coalition of community, faith-based, and labor organizations proposed "rules of engagement" to safeguard residents and their right to protest.


St. Louis adds its voice to national protest against police brutality

With their chants bellowing across the streets, passersby were reminded that in 75 days the family of Michael Brown has not received any answers from law enforcement officials.


Peaceful Ferguson protests could spark new civil rights movement

What is now known as Ferguson October could go down in the history books as the spark that ignited the new civil rights movement.


Fast food workers to travel to Ferguson for weekend protests

 Members of the Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago will travel with other community groups to Ferguson, Mo., on Friday, October 11.


Ferguson police shooting protest interrupts St. Louis Symphony

People attending Saturday night's St. Louis Symphony performance ended up with more on their evening agenda than what was listed in the official program.


National four-day protest set for Oct. 10-13 in Ferguson

A national call has been made to support the struggle for justice for Michael Brown and all young lives that have been cut short by police officers throughout the U.S.


On the other side of Ferguson, a different kind of protest

Pulling together, volunteering and pitching in when city leaders seemed unable or unwilling to - just added to the unity building during a time of profound crisis.


Thousands protest police violence in Staten Island

The marchers, from all five New York City boroughs, called for reforms in the process of disciplining police officers who use unlawful force, and in police officer training.

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