Tag: protest

West Florissant, Mo. explodes in protest of police shooting of unarmed teen, more than 30 arrests

West Florissant, Mo. explodes in protest of police shooting of unarmed teen, more than 30 arrests

| August 13, 2014

Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American ST. LOUIS—What started as a peaceful prayer vigil for Michael Brown, the unarmed teen who was killed Aug. 9 by Ferguson police, ended in an explosion of looting and destruction in the North County area surrounding where the tragedy took place–and beyond. Hundreds gathered at 8 […]

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Airport workers, supporters arrested at MLK protests

Airport workers, supporters arrested at MLK protests

| February 20, 2014

Airport workers and supporters held an MLK day protest in favor of paid sick leave for contracted passenger service workers at New York and New Jersey airports.

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