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Michael Brown Unarmed

ID Number: 43610
Maker: Vazta
Technique: stencil
Date Made: 2014
Place Made: United States: California, Los Angeles
Measurements: 81.5 cm x 50.8 cm; 32 1/16 in x 20 in
Main Subject: Police Brutality; Racism; African Americans
Materials: Cardstock / paperboard (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
Michael Brown Unarmed Shot 6x by Ferguson Police

Acquisition Number: 2014-147
Production Notes: on white paperboard

Copyright Status:
Under copyright; used by CSPG for educational and research purposes only. Distribution or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners.

Exhibition Annotation:
Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was shot and killed on August 9, 2014, by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in Ferguson, MO, a suburb of St. Louis. The shooting prompted protests that roiled the area—and the nation—for weeks. On November 24, the St. Louis County prosecutor announced that a grand jury decided not to indict Wilson. The announcement set off another wave of protests. Michael Brown, un adolescente negro desarmado, fue asesinado a tiros el 9 de agosto del 2014 por Darren Wilson, un policía blanco, en Ferguson, MO, un suburbio de St. Louis, MO. El tiroteo provocó protestas que perturbando la región y la nación durante semanas. El 24 de noviembre, el fiscal del condado de St. Louis anunció que un gran jurado había decidido no formular cargos contra Wilson. El anuncio desencadenó otra ola de protestas.

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