Within days of the streetside execution of Michael Brown, Missouri teenager, by a police officer, Twitter presence @FeministaJones was calling for a national moment of silence in memory of Brown and all the other victims of police brutality and violence in America. Organizers independently stepped up in cities across America--in DC Lesli Lewis was one of those organiers. Today she joins us to discuss how the event came together so rapidly, and why it was so important.
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