On the Ground in Ferguson: Jesse Jackson Prays Where Unarmed Man was Slain

Brittany Packnett is a North St. Louis County native who grew up 12 minutes from where Michael Brown was shot in Ferguson, Missouri.

She is the executive director of Teach For America-St. Louis and has spent the last six days in Ferguson helping to organize in-person and online protests like the #DONTSHOOT campaign.

The following is a first person account of her experience in Ferguson on Thursday and Friday.


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