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Tragedy and hope in Ferguson, Missouri

20 updates since Aug 14, 2014, 2:15 AM UTC
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Protests erupted in the town of Ferguson, Missouri after police shot an unarmed black teenager named Michael Brown. The police, for some time, refused to release the officer's name, as tensions rose and militarized forces squared off with protesters in the town. After the release of the name and a de-escalated police presence, the people of Ferguson have celebrated a cautious victory.