Tallahassee protesters take streets to protest Ferguson ruling
Tallahassee, FL – Nearly 100 protesters marched on the streets of Tallahassee the night of Nov. 24. The protest was in response to the Ferguson grand jury failure to indict officer Darren Wilson for killing Mike Brown. The protesters’ message was clear as they chanted, “Indict, convict, send that killer cop to jail, the whole damn system is guilty as hell!”
Organizers from the Tallahassee Dream Defenders organized the emergency rally to protest the murder of 18-year-old African American teenager Mike Brown by a white cop.
“What are you willing to do for justice?” Naomi Brown, Tallahassee Dream Defender asked the crowd. “What are you willing to give up for your freedom?”
After marching to the Florida Old Capitol where leaders spoke, the march took to the streets and shut down Appalachee Parkway and Monroe Street, a busy Tallahassee intersection. Protesters stayed in the streets chanting, “I believe that we will win!”
Tallahassee Dream Defenders have promised more actions to end police brutality in the near future.