Ferguson police: We can’t release the autopsy report because that might bias future juries.
Ferguson police: *releases footage of Brown stealing from a store and having a physical confrontation with an employee*
Ferguson police: This event has absolutely nothing to do with why Brown was killed. It’s not important at all. It obviously isn’t meant as bias either.
On Aug. 9th, 2014 a Ferguson, Missouri police officer racially profiled and fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown as the teen stood with his hands in the air. His family and community members are calling it an execution. Racially-motivated police violence has no place in law enforcement and represents the systemic police abuse against Black communities in Ferguson and Missouri at large. Enough is enough. We need widespread public pressure to ensure justice for Michael’s family and to prevent this type of indefensible violence in the future. Please join me in calling on federal and city officials to investigate, prosecute, and fire all officers involved by clicking here.