St. Louis Shooting Reignites Anger Among Activists

October 2014
Chicago Citizen - South Suburban Edition;10/15/2014, Vol. 33 Issue 50, p3
The article talks about the anger reignited among activists after the death of a 18-year-old black boy named Vonderrit D. Myers from shooting by a police officer in St. Louis, Missouri. It mentions that the shooting happened as the activists and protesters prepared for four days of rallies, marches and protests for death of a black man Michael Brown. It also presents the views of St. Louis Democrat Jamilah Nasheed regarding the same.


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