#IfTheyGunnedMeDown and Other Updates on Mike Brown Tragedy

Black Millennials

Slowly but surely, Michael Brown’s death is attracting national attention. In light of his death, President Obama issued a statement offering condolences and solidarity for the bereaved community. The statement comes after outrage over the President’s recognition of Robin Williams’ apparent suicide, without any mention of the slain college bound teenager.

President Obama statement

The FBI has officially joined in on the investigation.

Furthermore, eyewitness accounts stand in stark contradiction to official accounts. Police say that Brown (18) reached for the unnamed policeman’s gun while in the officer’s vehicle. There was a shot fired from the vehicle.

Dorian Johnson, Mike Brown’s friend who witnessed the entire incident says otherwise.

As tensions continue rising in Ferguson, the area is militarizing rapidly. Antonio French, who’s unnerving live coverage is commendable in its accuracy and consistency, posted this chilling vine on his account.

In a video captured by CNN, a local police officer is…

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