Peaceful Marches and Demonstrations Planned In Ferguson To Mark One Year Anniversary of Michael Brown’s Death

Sunday marks the one year anniversary of the day that Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager was killed by white police officer Darren Wilson. This tragedy spurred many protests on and offline igniting the country to start paying attention – and talking about –  the racially charged police brutality that people of color face on a daily basis.

Throughout the weekend, marches and demonstrations were taking place in Ferguson, Baltimore, and beyond to protest this police brutality.

In Ferguson today, the actual anniversary of Brown’s death, many people will gather to honor his memory and continue to protest police protocol.

There is a scheduled at 11:55 a.m. CT. Demonstrators will also be partaking in a “silent walk” from Brown’s memorial site to the Greater St. Mark Family Church for a service.