Liberation News: From Outrage to Rebellion

United States Hypocrisy

**The following article has been re-posted from the Liberation News website. All credit goes to Nathalie Hrizi of for writing it.

“The cops kill because they know they can—the government goes through a ritual “investigation” but they rarely prosecute, and never convict.”
Ferguson, Missouri: from outrage to rebellion

 A young Black man has again been killed by the cops. Now a rebellion is growing in Ferguson, Missouri.Michael Brown, 18, was unarmed and walking to his grandmother’s house when police accosted and murdered him. According to witnesses, his hands were up when he was shot eight to ten times.

The cops are promoting a story about Brown struggling for a gun within a patrol officer’s car that eyewitnesses say is completely concocted.

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Author: Angela Grant

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