Demonstrators Across The United States Seek To #ReclaimMLK
Advocacy group Ferguson Action said the holiday should be a time where Americans unite in a national “resistance to injustice” in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Protesters have been taking to the streets in the months following the August shooting of Brown, an unarmed black teenager, by white police officer Darren Wilson. A grand jury declined to indict Wilson in the case.
The demonstrators are also rallying against more recent examples of police violence, such as the deaths of Eric Garner in New York City and Tamir Rice in Cleveland.