ATLANTA, GEORGIA—When Yoehzer Yeeftahk saw images of Michael Brown’s lifeless body laying in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri for upwards of four hours, something within him changed. He told ThinkProgress he immediately thought of the lynching of African Americans that rocked his state just one generation ago.
Georgetown will never be the same. An area known for its high end shops, restaurants and exclusive real estate was the recent target of hundreds of protesters demanding unjustified police killings, shootings and arrests cease in the District of Columbia. In fact, many of the business areas in DC will never forget the presence of youth taking over the streets to protest police brutality.