Ferguson Demonstrators Perform Stunning Protest at St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

In perhaps one of the most beautifully organized and powerful protests of recent memory, Ferguson activists organized a flashmob and went to St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Saturday evening to sing a Requiem for Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager murdered by Officer Darren Wilson. Towards the end of the intermission, a protester stood up and began singing “Which Side are You on?”,  a hauntingly perfect civil rights era song, adding “justice for Mike Brown is justice for us all.” The protestors DID NOT interrupt any part of the symphony. The#RequiemforMikeBrown was during a break. This, organized struggle. #Ferguson — deray mckesson (@deray) October 5, 2014   He was quickly joined in a beautiful harmony with other protesters scattered amongst the crowd. As they sang, banners were... read more
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Ferguson Demonstrators Perform Stunning Protest at St. Louis Symphony Orchestra