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Ferguson protesters named as runner-up for TIME’s ‘Person of the Year’ award

Ferguson Protesters

The following piece is from TIME. It was written by Alex Altman.

By: Alex Altman

At the beginning, they just wanted to pay tribute. Neighbors stood on cracked sidewalks behind yellow police tape, watching the dead teen’s body bake for hours in the summer heat. They tried to scrub his blood from the pavement with soap.

It was Johnetta Elzie’s first protest.

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