Another protest in Ferguson, Missouri, as a grand jury decision approaches on whether a white police officer will be charged with the killing of an unarmed black teenager. Paul Chapman reports.
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This was the fourth night in a row such protests have taken place in Ferguson, Missouri, as they wait to find out if a white policeman will be charged with killing a black teenager.
The decision by a grand jury could come on Monday...or it might not. It's an anxious case of wait and see.
The St. Louis suburb has become a flashpoint for U.S. race relations since 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot in August.
The protesters say they want justice.
(SOUNDBITE)(English) MISS TAY, PROTESTER, SAYING:
"We're blocking the streets tonight for four-and-one-half minutes for Michael Brown, for the four-and-a-half hours they allowed him to lie on the ground uncovered where everyone can see him, exposed without a sheet on him."
(SOUNDBITE)(English) BRITTANY FARRELL, PROTESTER AND COMMUNITY ACTIVIST, SAYING:
"We're ready for whatever happens. We have to build ourselves as a community, we're going to continue to fight against this injustice against black and brown people."
A state of emergency's been declared and the National Guard's been called in to back up the police ahead of the grand jury's decision.
The protesters say the measures are heavy handed.
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