The Parents Of Trayvon Martin And Jordan Davis Are Helping Michael Brown’s Family Cope

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The families of unarmed black teenagers who died in high-profile cases have come to support and rely on one another. View this image › Michael Brown Sr. yells out as the casket is lowered during the funeral service for his son Michael Brown in Normandy, Missouri, Monday, Aug. 25. AP Photo/New York Times, Richard Perry […]

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Reaction to Obama’s statement on death of Michael Brown reserved

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http://twitter.com/#!/AprilDRyan/status/499293939896426497 Many were infuriated that President Obama issued a statement on the death of Robin Williams just hours after news broke of the actor’s death, and yet stayed silent on the death of Missouri teen Michael Brown. It took a bit longer, but the president did release a statement on the passing of Michael Brown […]

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This key point crushes slacktivists glomming onto Ferguson, Brown funeral

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http://twitter.com/#!/Will_Antonin/status/503912207441461248 Ding, ding, ding! And it gets worse: http://twitter.com/#!/Will_Antonin/status/503915470706466816 Yep. As Twitchy reported, even 3 White House officials are joining the other opportunists and are attending Michael Brown’s funeral. Brown’s father has appealed for calm. Do the opportunists care? It’s hard to believe, as this key point suggests: http://twitter.com/#!/Will_Antonin/status/503915944801210368 Sad truth. http://twitter.com/#!/trogdor8768/status/503916345650860032 Related: 3 White […]

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Sally Kohn hasn’t retracted her Michael Brown lie; Update: She doubles down

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http://twitter.com/#!/IAMMGraham/status/501388966948786177 After Twitchy pointed out this morning that Sally Kohn was completely, ridiculously wrong about the Michael Brown shooting, she could have admitted her error. She could have posted a retraction. She could have tweeted an apology to her readers. Guess what? She didn’t do any of those things. Instead, about an hour and a half after our […]

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Mo. Rep. Lacy Clay mistakenly ID’s Nebraska tweeter in Ferguson statement

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http://twitter.com/#!/DLoesch/status/498818084430684160 Rep. Lacy Clay, a Democrat representing Missouri’s 1st congressional district, commented early Monday morning about the looting and vandalism in the city of Ferguson that sparked from protests of the police shooting of Michael Brown: http://twitter.com/#!/LacyClayMO1/status/498725265036423168 Rep. Clay made a mistake in that tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/jodeenicks/status/498831518606049280 Oops! According to his Twitter bio, the person Rep. […]

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Our 9 Favorite Feature Stories This Week: Dirty Cops, Michael Brown Sr., And A Whole Lot Of Elvis

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This week for BuzzFeed News, Elise Jordan goes back to her hometown Mississippi to visit the world’s most notorious Elvis shrine. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed and around the web. 1. The Last Days Of Graceland Too — BuzzFeed News View this image › Photograph by Tim Soter Paul MacLeod’s Graceland […]

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‘F*ck the police’: ‘Disturbed’ online protesters want #JusticeForMikeBrown

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http://twitter.com/#!/Sonyers/status/498505336241000448 Missouri teenager Mike Brown was killed Saturday when he was shot Saturday by Ferguson, Mo. police. Here are more details about the incident from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said one shot was fired by the officer’s gun inside the car during the struggle, and that the officer fired […]

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Sally Kohn downgrades ‘sure fact’ about Michael Brown shooting

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http://twitter.com/#!/johnnyfriegas/status/525284806213373952 Earlier today Twitchy reported that Sally Kohn hadn’t yet retracted the “sure fact” that Michael Brown was “fleeing with his hands up” when he was shot by officer Darren Wilson. Here are Kohn’s responses in light of a leaked autopsy report that found Brown was not shot in the back: [email protected] Do you still […]

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