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Why protests in Ferguson and New York seem to be playing out differently

This past weekend saw a huge increase in the amount of cities across the country protesting in support of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

Meanwhile, protesting in New York and Ferguson continued to grow as well – but to very different tunes. Fusion’s Alicia Menendez discusses the contrasts in how both cities have handled the cases and how that may have played in a role the kinds of protesting that followed.

She was also joined by Fusion’s Senior Correspondent and Director of Media Innovation Tim Pool who has been on the ground in both Ferguson and New York witnessing the protests first hand.

Why protests in Ferguson and New York seem to be playing out differently

This past weekend saw a huge increase in the amount of cities across the country protesting in support of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

Meanwhile, protesting in New York and Ferguson continued to grow as well – but to very different tunes. Fusion’s Alicia Menendez discusses the contrasts in how both cities have handled the cases and how that may have played in a role the kinds of protesting that followed.

She was also joined by Fusion’s Senior Correspondent and Director of Media Innovation Tim Pool who has been on the ground in both Ferguson and New York witnessing the protests first hand.

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