#ShutitdownATL: Atlantans protest police brutality
CL's latest coverage of the movement to end racial profiling and brutal arrests in law enforcement
The lethal police chokehold on Eric Garner on July 17, 2014 in New York City and the shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old, Michael Brown, on August 9, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri have spawned ongoing public outrage. Neither officer was indicted for the death he caused, leading concerned citizens all over the country to call for an end to racial profiling and brutal arrests in law enforcement. Protests such as #BlackLivesMatter, #ItsBiggerThanUs, #WeCantBreathe, and #ShutitDownATL have taken root in Atlanta. This page gathers CL's top stories and latest coverage of the movements.