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Trayvon Martin shooting, Feb. 26, 2012

Photo: Demonstrators gather in St. Louis to mark 3-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin's death; demonstrators from Ferguson, Mo., in attendance - @ChristinaKSDK

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Eric Garner dies in NYC police custody

Photo: Denver firefighters clean off paint thrown on police memorial during protest - @danmckinney

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Eric Garner dies in NYC police custody

Photo: Red paint thrown on Denver Police memorial to fallen officers - @DenverPolice

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Eric Garner dies in NYC police custody

Photo: 'Black Lives Matter' march heads to Denver Police headquarters - @DenverPolice

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest 2014

Update: Meeting over civilian oversight of police at St. Louis City Hall attempts to resume after being interrupted by brawl - @sdkstl

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest 2014

Video: Crowd gets into brawl at St. Louis City Hall meeting over civilian oversight of police - @nickpistor

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest 2014

Photo: Large crowd gathers at public meeting at St. Louis City Hall for bill to start civilian oversight board for police - @nickpistor

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest 2014

Attorney for family of Michael Brown says family will wait for 'official word from Justice Department' regarding whether or not charges will be filed against Officer Darren Wilson - @KMOV

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest 2014

Report: Justice Department ready to clear officer in Ferguson, Mo., shooting of civil rights charges, officials say - @nytimes

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest 2014

Missouri Senate committee votes to confirm top safety official appointed after Ferguson police shooting; full Senate must still confirm - @AP

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US State of the Union address 2015

Editor's note: President Obama's remarks tonight on the high-profile deaths of unarmed black men by police were his first comments that directly referred to racial civil rights in a State of the Union speech since 2010, the Washington Post reports. - Stephanie

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US State of the Union address 2015

President Obama: 'We may have different takes on the events of Ferguson and New York. But surely we can understand a father who fears his son can't walk home without being harassed. Surely we can understand the wife who won't rest until the police officer she married walks through the front door at the end of his shift'

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Eric Garner dies in NYC police custody

Some Seattle city workers plan to walk off work Tuesday in support of police reform, groups say - @seattletimes

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Eric Garner dies in NYC police custody

President Obama's policing task force convenes; group must submit report by March 2 - @NBCNews

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest 2014

St. Louis County, Mo., police are searching for more than 2 dozen suspects who looted a gas station near Ferguson following a grand jury's decision in November not to indict an officer in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown - @NBCNews

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest 2014

Judge extends order requiring some local Missouri police to give protesters chance to disperse before tear gas is deployed - @ksdknews

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest 2014

A member of the grand jury that declined to indict the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown is asking a federal court to remove a lifetime order that prevents jurors from discussing the case - @AP

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest 2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon names new Ferguson Commission member - @stltoday

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Boston, MA, US

Photo: Demonstrators stage 'die in' in Boston's Copley Square ahead of annual First Night festivities - @susantran

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest 2014

Update: Police say 18 people arrested for 'impeding flow of traffic' outside of St. Louis Police headquarters; protesters have dispersed - @NBCNews

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