Justice for Michael Brown's murder!


Poughkeepsie saw an amazing turnout after the Grand Jury's decision not to prosecute Officer Darren Wilson for Michael Brown's murder. Another young, black man gunned down, unarmed in the street. We marched from the Dutchess County Jail shouting "no justice, no peace" and the crowd of well over 500 filled up the street for almost a block. Later we rallied at the Malcolm X Park, finally ending with the chant of "love!"

A very large contingent of Vassar College students participated, bringing racial diversity to the rally. Not so in the prison we could see over the low shrubbery. Silhouettes of black prisoners in the cell windows gave us the hands up salute as we passed by.



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