Despite low turnout, protest about police brutality against people like Michael Brown in Missouri continued in Murfreesboro Saturday Evening

Ribbon shows they support Michael Brown and they stand with his surviving family.

After the shooting death of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, protests, freedom marches, and candlelight vigils have taken place around the country. Michael Brown was killed by a police officer who reportedly thought that Brown had just robbed a store.

Many of the protest around the nation have focused on police brutality. There was even a protest in Murfreesboro on Saturday night, however the attendance was extremely low. The protest that was held on the Murfreesboro Square Saturday evening was small, but those who did show up were passionate about their beliefs (1 min. and 45 sec.)...

 

Murfreesboro City Councilman Eddie Smotherman was at the event. Smotherman stated (33 sec.)...

 

Others in attendance stated they were against the militarization of local law enforcement. We asked a U.S. Army Veteran why he showed up (46 sec.)...

 

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