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Thousands of people across the United States walked out of work and classrooms for a nationwide day of action dubbed ‘Hands Up, Walk Out!’ The protest comes after a grand jury declined to indict an officer for killing a black teenager. The organizers – driven primarily by young people – spread the word online via …

Five players from the St. Louis Rams professional football team showed solidarity with Ferguson protesters on Sunday by walking onto the field with their hands raised in the air. Now the local police union wants them to be punished. Rams players Tavon Austin, Stedman Bailey, Kenny Britt, Chris Givens and Jared Cook did the gesture …

Since that fateful incident on August 9th, 2014, the number of Facebook lawyers has grown exponentially. All sorts of reasons have been given as to why former Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson should not have shot Mike Brown. The main reason that many have given was that Mike Brown was “unarmed”.  Some people have …