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For three days, demonstrations and police crackdown has taken over the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, where police shot and killed Michael Brown, 18, an unarmed black teenager, on Saturday afternoon. Brown was about to begin college. After a peaceful vigil on Sunday, rioting and looting led to 32 arrests by police in full riot gear. Another 11 to 15 people were reportedly arrested over Monday night. As of earlier today, the Federal Aviation Administration has banned flights over Ferguson airspace “to provide a safe environment for law enforcement activities.
”The hashtag #IfTheyGunnedMeDown has gone viral on Twitter, where young people of color are protesting Brown' death.
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