A crowd of hundreds that had gathered to commemorate Brown began their silence at 12:02 p.m., the time he was killed, and the length of time was to symbolize the 4.5 hours that his body lay in the street after he was killed.
Last August, the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, by a white police officer, Darren Wilson, sparked sometimes violent clashes between protesters and police, unfolding before the nation on live television.
With a scuffle and the crackle of gunfire, this once-anonymous suburb was permanently scarred a year ago.
Boone says his demonstration has only had one bad encounter.
Daniel ‘Boone’ Fuller woke up atop a billboard in North St. Louis on Friday morning to good news – one day down with no murders.
It has been 10 months since 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by now-former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. The anniversary of Brown’s death will fall on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015.
Kids armed with crayons designed the playground, professional builders interpreted those plans.