The family of Michael Brown has announced that they will file a civil lawsuit against the city of Ferguson following the Department of Justice’s announcement that they will not seek federal civil charges against Darren Wilson. In the aftermath of the DOJ’s scathing report on the racial biases within the city of Ferguson, one Ferguson police official has been fired and two suspended over racist emails released yesterday in the DOJ’s report.
From News One:
During a Thursday press conference, Michael Brown’s family attorneys announced that they will file a civil lawsuit against the city of Ferguson following the Justice Department’s decision not to press charges against Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed their unarmed son.
The Brown family is “officially in the process” of building their case. This is the first time the family has released a statement since the scathing Justice Department report that exonerated Wilson and found racially biased policing practices within the department.
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