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October 10, 2014

Tensions Flare As St Louis Cops Injure, Pepper Spray, Hospitalize Protesters

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Dozens of protesters took to the streets Thursday night to protest the killing of black teenager Vonderrick Myers by a white, off-duty St. Louis police officer. As they chanted and marched, police blocked off Grand Avenue, a main thoroughfare in St. Louis. At one point, protesters burned an American flag to symbolize the betrayal they feel about so many young Black people losing their lives at the hands of police…