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Hundreds march in Ferguson to protest police shooting

Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 01:12

Hundreds march in Ferguson, Missouri to again protest the police shooting of Michael Brown, calling the rally the beginning of a movement for civil and human rights. Mana Rabiee reports.

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Hundreds marched in Ferguson, Missouri on Saturday to the site where 18-year-old Michael Brown died three weeks ago.... ....to remember the unarmed black teenager shot to death by a white police officer, but also to focus attention to what they say is the start of a movement around civil and human rights. SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN SAYING: "We're gonna stay in their face and we're gonna be heard, as long as we do that, and do it in a positive way, we'll go forward." SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN SAYING: "This is history and I'm proud to be part of it." Brown's shooting sparked days of racially-charged protests and spasms of rioting. It drew global attention to race relations in the U.S. SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED MAN SAYING: "This is the beginning of a defining moment in history, we project a human rights revolution for the 21st century." Authorities have released few details about the shooting. A local grand jury is hearing evidence and the Justice Department has opened its own investigation. Meanwhile, organizers want rallies like these to help protest police killings and police profiling and what they say are police cover-ups.

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Hundreds march in Ferguson to protest police shooting

Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 01:12