Ferguson or Iraq? Photos Unmask the Militarization of America’s Police

Ferguson or Iraq? Photos Unmask the Militarization of America’s Police


‘The racial tensions, looting, vandalism and police tactics that have followed Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri, have raised the question: Is this really what America looks like in 2014?
Brown, a black 18-year-old who was unarmed, was reportedly shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday in Ferguson, a predominantly black suburb of St. Louis. Residents protesting his death have flooded the streets this week, and photographs of police trying to contain them bear an eerie resemblance to a military operation.’
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