12 Sobering Numbers That Define The Fight To Get Justice For Michael Brown

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Ever since teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, people have been calling for justice. | AP/Getty Images

More than three months after the death of Michael Brown, a grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot the unarmed black teenager on Aug. 9.
On that summer day and for many weeks after, the Ferguson, Missouri, community had erupted in protests, both peaceful and sometimes violent, that were heard around the nation. On Monday and Tuesday nights, protests (again, some violent) drew heavy media attention, leaving no escape from the reality of more racially charged conflict around a young man’s death.
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