Citizens of Ferguson gather to remember Michael Brown Jr.

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It was a year ago Sunday when a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in the US state of Missouri. Michael Brown’s death sparked riots and protests in the city of Ferguson and across America. The scenes repeated several months later when it was decided not to prosecute the officer on any charges.CCTV’s Hendrik Sybrandy filed the report.

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Citizens of Ferguson gather to remember Michael Brown Jr.

It was a year ago Sunday when a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in the US state of Missouri. Michael Brown's death sparked riots and protests in the city of Ferguson and across America. The scenes repeated several months later when it was decided not to prosecute the officer on any charges. CCTV's Hendrik Sybrandy filed the report.

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  • The reaction in Ferguson and beyond was swift and sometimes destructive.
  • The desire for justice is still written in Michael Brown Sr.’s face. He led a parade that stretched for miles in memory of his son and other police shooting victims.

Ray Baker on race relations and police reform
Ray Baker joined CCTV American to provide his insight on the debate over race relations and police reform in the United States. He’s a political commentator and multi-media journalist.

Ray Baker on race relations and police reform

Ray Baker joined CCTV American to provide his insight on the debate over race relations and police reform in the United States. He's a political commentator and multi-media journalist.