Detroit Pastor Joins Thousands In Rally For Teen Killed In Ferguson, Missouri
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FERGUSON, Mo. (WWJ) – A Detroit pastor joined thousands of people protesting Sunday afternoon in Ferguson, Missouri, over the police shooting of an unarmed black teen.
David Bullock is the spokesman for the Change Agent Consortium and spoke from the rally held by the National Action Network’s Unity Rally for Justice for Michael Brown.
“Obviously, we want folks to be non-violent but also want for the law enforcement officer who are involved in the murder Michael Brown to be brought to justice,” said Bullock,”so we wanted to be here and stand in solidarity with this rightous cause.
“Well, you know, I had to be here. I remember Travon Martin, I remember Iyana Jones, Eric Garner and really wanted to show support and solidarity for the Fergunson community for the family of Michael Brown and for the leadership of Reverand Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson Martin Luther III, and so many others who are calling for justice.”
A federal medical examiner will perform another autopsy on Michael Brown. A spokesman for the Department of Justice says the autopsy will be done because of the “extraordinary circumstances” surrounding the case.
Meanwhile, clashes between demonstrators and police have led Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to extend the curfew imposed under his declared state of emergency in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson through Sunday night and into Monday morning, officials said.
Protesters have repeatedly taken to the streets upset over the shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen gunned down by a white police officer.
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