Mike Brown’s murder was a catalyzing moment for Ferguson, Missouri.
A year after he was killed, the U.S. Department of Justice released the Ferguson report. It found that Black residents were far more likely than white to be arrested and charged for minor traffic violations and petty citations.
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The data used by the report was collected by the Ferguson Police Department from 2012 to 2014. Read it here: https://www.justice.gov/sites/default/files/opa/press-releases/attachments/2015/03/04/ferguson_police_department_report.pdf
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