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You’ll never guess who’s meeting with Michael Brown’s parents today

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http://twitter.com/#!/TheRevAl/status/499165701878587392 To the surprise of no one, the race-baiting Rev. Al Sharpton is flying to St. Louis this morning in the aftermath of the riots in Ferguson, Mo. He says he will meet with the parents of slain teenager Michael Brown. Admirably, Brown’s father, Michael Brown Sr., said yesterday that he does not condone rioting: “We […]

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Rapper Nelly arrives in Ferguson, tells crowd ‘We can’t overreact’

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http://twitter.com/#!/BmoreConetta/status/501528477560881152 “Hot in Herre” rapper Nelly arrived among the protesters in Ferguson, Mo., this evening, entrancing reporters and addressing the crowd with a bullhorn. http://twitter.com/#!/aterkel/status/501527829428056064 http://twitter.com/#!/ryanjreilly/status/501529156698771456 http://twitter.com/#!/aterkel/status/501531264827281408 http://twitter.com/#!/EliKMBC/status/501533855103586304 http://twitter.com/#!/Yamiche/status/501531062653419520 http://twitter.com/#!/Yamiche/status/501532667662569473 What next? http://twitter.com/#!/jonswaine/status/501534952077283329 Nelly telling the crowns they need a plan Crowd ask Nelly what’s his plan Nelly doesnt have one #WhenLifeComesAtYouFast— Rik Rocc (@Rik_FIair) […]

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Ferguson’s settlement with DOJ could cost city $350,000

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Ferguson, Mo., the birthplace of the #BlackLivesMatter movement following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, has reached a proposed consent degreewith the Department of Justice,consisting of 131 pages of guidance that willgovern how Ferguson police perform their duties. The extensive agreement does touch on just about every aspect […]

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Lawyer: Michael Brown’s family opposed to ‘plans for non-peaceful protest’

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http://twitter.com/#!/gregeddins/status/509435646856159232 We weren’t aware that there were plans for a non-peaceful protest until Michael Brown family attorney Benjamin Crump issued this cryptic tweet Tuesday. The family’s wish didn’t move everyone, however. http://twitter.com/#!/enterprise314/status/509439331753144320 http://twitter.com/#!/coreshift/status/509450851832700928 Not do what, exactly? The media have moved on from Ferguson, and there’s no Twitter chatter indicating plans for a “non-peaceful protest.” […]

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‘Ready to jam’: #Ferguson heats up again Friday night; cops with flash bombs

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http://twitter.com/#!/alanblinder/status/500516822463303680 http://twitter.com/#!/blackink12/status/500523604631515137 Here we go again. After a small respite, things heated up once more in Ferguson. This is what late Friday night looked and sounded like: http://twitter.com/#!/michaelcalhoun/status/500508138697936897 http://twitter.com/#!/KoranAddo/status/500509489599352832 “Instigators” on scene: http://twitter.com/#!/yeahbuddy81/status/500519404153495554 http://twitter.com/#!/AntonioFrench/status/500515292343463936 http://twitter.com/#!/AntonioFrench/status/500519687965655041 Long night…and morning ahead: http://twitter.com/#!/ToluseO/status/500519466707730432 As of 2 a.m. Eastern: http://twitter.com/#!/AmyKNelson/status/500513879550885889 http://twitter.com/#!/blackink12/status/500520455967481858 http://twitter.com/#!/blackink12/status/500522959627251713 Previous Twitchy coverage of Ferguson. Read more: […]

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Amnesty Int’l deploys to Ferguson; Slammed with devastating points

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Wake me up when they deploy to Mt. Sinjar – RT @TwitchyTeam: @Amnesty International deploys to Ferguson http://t.co/mg3S186dcf — Cameron Gray (@Cameron_Gray) August 19, 2014 Amen. As Twitchy reported, Amnesty International has deployed to Ferguson, Mo. Why? "This is moment to raise concerns about race, policing and impact of militarization on right to assemble." http://t.co/SMWM46pccg […]

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‘Moral Mobday’: Ferguson area Walmarts targeted for protests, evacuated

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http://twitter.com/#!/akacharleswade/status/521856147142479872 #FergusonOctober protests continued Monday with a #MoralMondays Day of Civil Disobedience, which led demonstrators into at least three Ferguson-area Walmart stores to draw attention to the shooting death of John Crawford III in an Ohio Walmart in August. Police say Crawford was waving an air rifle inside the store and ignored their commands to drop his weapon and […]

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BREAKING: Reports of police officer shot in Ferguson, Missouri

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#BREAKING: #Ferguson, Mo. police officer shot, officer not killed, according to St. Louis Co. police — ABC 7 Chicago (@ABC7Chicago) September 28, 2014 These are the latest reports out of Ferguson: #Breaking Police officer shot in #Ferguson — KSDK NewsChannel 5 (@ksdknews) September 28, 2014 Listening to the police scanner to get any sort of […]

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