Justice for Michael Brown: Ferguson Day of Rage protests planned throughout country today
In response to the death of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed teen who was gunned down by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer, citizens across the nation are staging a series of protests.
The “Day of Rage” will take place on Thursday, Aug. 14 in the following cities:
Chicago- Richard J. Daley Center 6pm, 50 W. Washington St.
Detroit – Hart Plaza, 7pm, One Hart Plaza
Lower Manhattan- 7pm, Union Square
Harlem- 123rd St. & Morningside at Park Entrance
Brooklyn- Fullerton Park & Bed Stuy, 7pm
Queens- Baisely Pond Park Jamaica
Washington, D. C.- 7pm, Malcolm X Park, 2400 15th St. NW
Boston- 7pm, Inside Boston Common (Corner of Beacon St. and Park St. in front of Massachusetts State House)
Los Angeles- 4pm, Leimert Plaza Park, 4395 Liemert Blvd.
New Orleans – 6pm, Lafayette Square
People are rising up all over the country, and internationally, not just for Michael Brown, but for justice for all people of color. Black lives do matter.
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