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Large Protest Marches In NYC, LA

Posted On November 25, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Large crowds of protesters are marching through the streets of New York, Atlanta and Los Angeles expressing their outrage over the grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown case. The march in New York stretches for several blocks. There's no sign in either city of the kind of violence, looting and…

Officer Wilson Says He Feared For His Life When He Shot Michael Brown

Posted On November 25, 2014

(Ferguson, MO) -- The police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, says he opened fire that August day out of fear for his own life. Officer Darren Wilson talked to ABC's "World News Tonight."   Wilson said he had never fired his weapon before while on duty. He said that after an…

Officer Wilson Gives His Version Of Michael Brown Shooting

Posted On November 25, 2014

(Ferguson, MO) -- The police officer who shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, says he opened fire that August day out of fear for his own life. In an interview with ABC's "World News Tonight," Officer Darren Wilson detailed his version of the events that left the unarmed black teenager dead in a street. He…

Federal Judge Overturns Arkansas’ Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Posted On November 25, 2014

(Little Rock, AR) -- A federal judge says Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker handed down the ruling Tuesday saying the state's amendment denied U.S. constitutional guarantees of equal protection under the law for same-sex couples. The decision comes days after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for…

Obama Appeals For Calm In Ferguson

Posted On November 25, 2014

(Chicago, IL) -- President Obama is making another plea for calm in Ferguson, Missouri. Speaking in Chicago, the President said many people of color believe American laws are not enforced uniformly and fairly.   He also condemned destructive behavior that is rooted in frustration. This week, a Missouri grand jury decided that no criminal charges…