Thursday, August 14, 2014

#NMOS14 National Moment Of Silence For Victims Of Police Brutality #JusticeForMikeBrown

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A national moment of silence will honor police brutality victims, including 18-year-old Michael Brown, Thursday.

According to NBC News, as many as 50 cities in 30 states will host vigils. Feminista Jones spread the idea across social media due to recent incidents in Los Angeles, New York and Missouri.

Saturday afternoon, Michael Brown was shot and killed during a struggle with a police officer. Brown was unarmed.

According to National Moment of Silence's Facebook page, a vigil will be held in St. Louis at the Gateway Arch at 6:20 p.m. More than 800 have confirmed to attend, according to the Facebook page. Other Missouri ceremonies will be held in Springfield, Kansas City and St. Joseph.

#NMOS14 and #NMOS14STL will be used on social media throughout the day for the national movement.

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