National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown.
Protests in Ferguson took a violent turn late Tuesday night.
At least two people were arrested Tuesday night in front of the Ferguson police station.
Peaceful demonstrators marched in Seattle and disrupted traffic in New York and Cleveland. Rallies also formed in New Jersey, Maine, Maryland and elsewhere.
Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he couldn’t have done anything differently in his confrontation with Michael Brown to have prevented the 18-year-old’s shooting death.
Following the decision of the grand jury to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, the St. Louis County Prosecutors Office released dozens of pages of witness interviews.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says more than 2,200 National Guardsmen will be in place in the region near Ferguson on Tuesday night in the event of more violence.
Democratic Missouri state senator and University City school board member, Maria Chappelle-Nadal, says she and local education officials have been changing their curriculum to “prepare” students to protest the Ferguson decision.
The violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, reflect simmering U.S. tensions over racial discrimination that could undermine the country’s stability, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday.
Attorneys for Michael Brown’s family say the process that led to a white officer not being indicted in the fatal shooting of the unarmed, black 18-year-old was unfair and broken.