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Year later, AP reporter recalls origins of Ferguson movement

ST. LOUIS (AP) EDITOR'S NOTE A year ago, most Americans had never heard of the St. Louis suburb called Ferguson. But after a white police officer fatally shot a black 18-year-old in the street, the name of the middle-class community became virtually a household word. From the first hours after Michael Brown's death, Associated Press reporter Jim Salter watched as a neighborhood protest launched a national movement. ___Until August 2014, Ferguson, Missouri, wasn't the kind of place that much...

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