posted at 16:51
Author: Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Hundreds pour into New Yorks Union Square in solidarity with Ferguson
Several hundred protesters, carrying dozens of signs in support of Michael Brown, the teenager shot in Ferguson on Aug. 9, gathered in Union Square, Manhattan, on Tuesday evening. The protest seemed to be organized and centralized, though there were a few more vocal protestors on the fringes of the crowd. The New York Police Department had around 25 to 40 officers on hand, all of them off to the side - none of them in riot gear. The officers remained polite despite a handful of protesters provoking them, yelling "F**k you" calling them the KKK, and showing their signs directly to officers. Around 5:50 p.m. ET, many in the crowd began to march north on Broadway toward Times Square, just like they did on Monday night, after the grand jury in Ferguson announced its decision not to indict Wilson.

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