The Michael Brown shooting and aftermath: what we know about the unarmed teen’s death

Here are the simple facts … take a look!!

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Protesters mourning Michael Brown in Ferguson on Sunday. Screenshot from a Vine by Antonio French

I understand that there has been looting in Ferguson…an unfortunate and stupid response to the questionable police shooting of Michael Brown.  Vox addresses that in this piece but I omitted that section with the […] symbol.

Feel free to go to the original article and read the section and view a 34 second video.  I abhor this type of reaction to what appears to be an unjustified killing of yet another Black man.  However, the looting issue is an act of ignorance and it’s just plain stupid.  It only adds fuel to any counter argument about the shooting.


On August 9, Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was killed by a police officer in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, MO. Eyewitnesses to the shooting report that Brown was killed while attempting to surrender…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

2 thoughts on “The Michael Brown shooting and aftermath: what we know about the unarmed teen’s death

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