Police officers keep watch while demonstrators (not pictured) protest the death of black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri August 12, 2014. Police said Brown, 18, was shot in a struggle with a gun in a police car but have not said why Brown was
Police let their dog urinate on Michael Brown memorial, then drove over it A makeshift memorial is pictured where black teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by police last weekend in Ferguson, Missouri August 13, 2014. The police officer involved in the fatal shooting of Brown last weekend in Ferguson, Missouri, an incident
RIGHTEOUS: Store Owners 'Use Their Own Guns' As Police Back Away In #Ferguson Looters in Ferguson, Missouri, were "met with little police resistance" as business owners say they "were forced to protect their businesses with their own guns" on Friday. A reporter from Fox2Now even said "police cars were seen driving past some of the stores being looted and did not respond."
Riots and looting in Ferguson, Missouri, over the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer represent just the latest spate of race-based mass violence to break out in President Obama’s post-racial America. When Obama was elected in 2008, many Americans hoped that racial conflict in the country would calm. Instead, precisely the reverse seems to have occurred.