[VIDEO] Why Anthony Shahid Wears Chains, Brings Stuffed Dogs to Ferguson Protests

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It's always easy to spot Anthony Shahid at a protest.

Ever watch TV footage or a livestream of a Ferguson protest and wonder, "Wait, who is the guy with the chains and stuffed dogs?"

Allow us to introduce you. He's Anthony Shahid, a leading St. Louis-area civil-rights activist and a regular face at the protests spurred by the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson.

In this video, Shahid explains each of the symbols he wears -- the chains, the nooses, the dogs, the police badge -- and shares what he's doing to fight for the black community.

Anthony Shahid: Ferguson Activist from Voice Media Group on Vimeo.

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