Mike Brown Reflection

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In the summer of 2014, I woke up to see pictures and videos posted all over social media. The videos captured the senseless moment and pictures of protesters with the hashtag, “Mike Brown”. I had no clue about what had taken place the day before in Ferguson, Missouri. My current residence is about thirty minutes away from Ferguson and when I finally read the full story I was very hurt and angry. This event hit so close to home, I never really thought much about the fact that something like this could happen somewhere close to me. Police Brutality toward African Americans never really affected me much until the death of Mike Brown. I heard many stories about Eric Garner, Oscar Grant, Trayvon Martin and many more all lost to police brutality.

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