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Photo by Emily Neal/ Staff Writer MTSU students and faculty filled the Student Union ballroom Thursday night to hear Michael Brown Sr., father of Michael Brown Jr., tell the story of his son’s death in Ferguson, Mo., from a father’s perspective. On Aug. 9, 2014, Brown said he had just gotten off from work and …

Photo courtesy of VANISH Films Story by Zachery Wright / Contributing Writer MTSU Student Programming and Raider Entertainment hosted a viewing Wednesday evening of “Do Not Resist,” a new documentary from director Craig Atkinson about the militarization of police in the United States. “Do Not Resist” is a Tribeca Film Festival winner for Best Documentary, …

“It was my day off and I was just doing dad stuff,” said David Carson, staff photographer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about the day that “blew-up (his) career.” Carson was shopping with his daughter on August 9, 2014 when he read tweets that 18-year-old Michael Brown had been shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri by officer …

Hundreds gathered on Tuesday, November 24 to hold a vigil for Ferguson, Missouri teen Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer. A St. Louis, Missouri Grand Jury returned a “no indictment” verdict against Officer Darren Wilson on Monday, November 23. Nashville residents and others held a candlelight vigil in memory …

Disgruntled students rallied in front of the Student Union Building on Tuesday, November 25 in protest of the St. Louis grand jury returning a no indictment verdict for Officer Darren Wilson late last night. On August 9th, Michael Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed black man, was shot and killed by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri.  Wilson was …