Protesters aim Black Friday sales in Ferguson

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FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) – Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri began targeting Black Friday sales during vital retailers overnight in a new tactic to opening their annoy during a grand jury preference not to accuse a white military officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen.

Kicking off their latest plan inside a Walmart in another circuitously suburb of St. Louis, about 75 demonstrators protested peacefully, chanting “Hands up, don’t shoot!”, bemusing bargain-hunters pulling their packed selling carts.

They diluted peacefully when systematic by a tiny organisation of police, relocating on to a Target store where they staged a identical demonstration. More protests were designed for Friday.

Ferguson became a flashpoint for mostly uneasy U.S. competition family after officer Darren Wilson shot passed Michael Brown on Aug. 9. The U.S. Justice Department is probing probable polite rights abuses, and President Barack Obama has called for thoughtfulness on a problems minorities face in a country.

The grand jury’s preference on Monday not to assign Wilson stirred a stroke of ire in Ferguson. About a dozen businesses were torched and some-more than 100 people were arrested in clashes with demonstration military that rumbled on into Tuesday night.

But Wednesday and Thursday were distant quieter, with no vital incidents reported.

Before streamer in procession to Walmart late on Thursday, a organisation of some 100 demonstrators ate Thanksgiving dinner, sang, prayed and discussed their new plan in a groundwork of a St. Louis church.

“We are painful though not broken,” pronounced Cathy Daniels, a lady famous to a activists as “Momma Cat” who prepared a food. “We are regrouping. We are not going to take this fibbing down.”

Ferguson, home to about 21,000 people, is a primarily black city where roughly all a domestic leaders and military are white.

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, who announced a state of puncture good forward of a grand jury being announced, has deployed about 2,200 National Guard infantry to a Ferguson area to relieve violence.

Wilson, who was placed on executive leave, has pronounced he feared for his life and was behaving in self-defense when he shot Brown. Brown’s family pronounced he acted with malice and that he should mount trial.

(Additional stating by Emily Flitter in Ferguson; Editing by Ryan Woo)

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