Powerful picture we took today at Howard University #Ferguson #MikeBrown #MyaWhite #DONTSHOOT pic.twitter.com/ttdVg33n5wThe recent events in Ferguson, Mo., where police officers shot an unarmed young man, followed by unrest and protests, has some local reactions as well. Today a large group of Howard University students took a picture of themselves with their hands up inside Burr Gymnasium as a show of solidarity. The photo happened during the midst of freshman move-in day.
— Megan Sims (@The_Blackness48) August 14, 2014
And tonight, some folks have organized a moment of silence for Brown at Meridian Hill/Malcolm X Park starting at 7pm. 1,800 people have said they're going so far, so there may be a big crowd.