Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Mike Brown Murdered By Police. His Crime? Walking While Black.
This past Sunday and Monday night protesters took their grievances to the street to vent their frustration and lack of empathy for black life. In Missouri, Ferguson in particular cops search and stop 65% of blacks, even though whites are more likely to possess contraband.
“The FBI notified me that they will be opening up an investigation that will run parallel to this investigation,” Belmar said at a news conference.
“The Bureau will take a lot of the information that we have developed already, they’ll take that information, they may do their own interviews, they may look at the evidence themselves — it’s a parallel or a concurrent investigation,” said Belmar.
Belmar said he had spoken to St. Louis Division Special Agent in Charge William Woods who “said he had a tremendous amount of confidence in the St. Louis county police department, but at this point he felt the need to open up an investigation."
Mike Brown was left dead in the street, in the sweltering heart, for nearly four hours.
Christina Coleman. (9 August 2014). HE HAS A NAME: Ferguson Police Fatally Shoot Unarmed Teenager Michael Brown. Global Grind.