Chants of “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” could be heard throughout the capitol rotunda
About 50 people protesting the police shooting of Michael Brown are expected to arrive at the Missouri Capitol after a march from the shooting site in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
Mission is to call for new leadership in Ferguson police department for for police reforms nationwide.
The head of the NAACP is calling the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown a “brutal injustice.”
President Cornell Brooks says they’ll call on Gov. Nixon to remove the Ferguson police chief
The head of the NAACP believes it was “presumptuous” for Gov. Jay Nixon to declare a state of emergency before a grand jury announced its decision whether or not to indict Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
The city of St. Louis is looking to boost minority recruiting efforts in its police and fire departments.
Those demanding the arrest of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson made their point by holding a press conference on the sidewalk right outside police headquarters.
Redditt Hudson says he was disillusioned with the criminal justice process and the way race impacts it.
Several top law enforcement officials took part in the march