The Injustice Freak Show
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Demonstrators gathered on November 17, 2014 in Clayton, MO--a suburb of St. Louis that happens to be the seat of economic and political power for the city. It is in Clayton that real systemic and institutional action could challenge white supremacy and end racism. Clayton is where St. Louis County Police Department Chief Jon Belmar works, prosecutor Bob McCulloch works over the grand jury, and is the home to many wealthy donors with an interest in maintaining the status quo.
The Injustice Freak Show had many components: a big baby, wonderful banners of Governor Jay Nixon and officer Darren Wilson, balloons, a wailing woman, scared white people, black youth demanding systemic change, plenty of police, and people to boot. The group of maybe a few hundred worked to shut parts of Clayton down with success.
The action, organized by many different groups, happened on the 101st day since the murder of Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
Additional Information: Black Lives Matter: Die-in at Delmar Loop in St. Louis | Ferguson organizers interviewed | "They think it's a game, they think it's a joke!" Ferguson organizers speak! | Blaqsha Shakur Mandela on video of Sgt. Colletti brutalizing Clem Long Jr. | Voting Rights Rolled Back in Ohio | #BlackLivesMatter march & vigil at UR | Black Lives Matter Rally; Sept 27 2014 | Officer Masic to Mr. Keene: "If you don't stop moving, I'm going to shoot you." | Pass OUR community safety act now, before another Ferguson happens | Ferguson Report Back- Ricardo Adams and Rosemary Rivera | Rosemary Rivera's Messages from Ferguson | NYCLU Annual Meeting: Candis Tollver on NYPD Reform | Ricardo Adams from Ferguson, MO: "Enough is enough!" | National Moment of Silence Against Police Brutality | Reverend Stewart on What's Hot with Howard Eagle | Ban the Box Passes in Rochester! | RPD Civilian Review Board Should Have Investigative Power and Authority | Rev. Stewart gives a teach-in on Independent Civilian Review Boards
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