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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

[VIDEO] Blacks and Whites in Clayton Unite in Anger, Sadness After Grand Jury Decision

Posted By on Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 11:30 AM

click to enlarge Tears and hugs after the grand jury's announcement. - TONY BARSANTI
  • Tony Barsanti
  • Tears and hugs after the grand jury's announcement.

As St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch read the grand jury's decision inside the justice center in Clayton, a small, racially-mixed crowd gathered outside, surrounded by swarms of media, to hear the announcement.

After a long prelude from McCulloch, the final decision came down: no true bill. Riverfront Times videographer Tony Barsanti captures spontaneous outpouring of anger, sadness and neighborly outreach that happens next:

Clayton Anticipates and Reacts to the Grand Jury Decision from Voice Media Group on Vimeo.

Follow Lindsay Toler on Twitter at @StLouisLindsay. E-mail the author at Lindsay.Toler@RiverfrontTimes.com.

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