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Protesters flag burn 2-5-19

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"Our lives still don't matter in the United States of America," protest leader Carlos Chaverst Jr. said. Read more

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Protesters at Hoover council 2-4-19

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Hoover officials cut off talks with Birmingham Justice League due to false statements, City Administrator Allan Rice said. Read more

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Numerous leaders involved in the protests have said their outrage is about much more than a single shooting death at the mall, as tragic as that is by itself. Read more

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Protesters have asked for clemency for misdemeanor crimes during protests, but City Administrator Allan Rice said no such offer was extended. Read more

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A leader in the Birmingham Justice League and a city official said the two sides had a productive meeting Monday and are seeking common ground. Read more

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    Frank Matthews, a leader in the Birmingham Justice League, at right, on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, discusses how protesters are upset over the attorney general clearing a Hoover police officer of charges related to the officer's fatal shooting of a 21-year-old Hueytown man at the Riverchase Galleria on Nov. 22, 2019.

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    Ben Crump, an attorney for the family of Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr., speaks with his arms around family members during a press conference at Hoover City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, regarding the attorney general's decision not to press charges against the Hoover police officer who shot and killed Bradford on Nov. 22, 2018.

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    Iva Williams III, a leader in the Birmingham Justice League, stands with the stepmother of Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr. during a press conference at Hoover City Hall in Hoover, Alabama, on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, regarding the attorney general's decision not to press charges against the Hoover police officer who shot and killed Bradford.

  • protest flag burning 2-5-19

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    protest flag burning 2-5-19

    Carlos Chaverst Jr., speaks during a press conference at Hoover City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, regarding the attorney general's decision not to press charges against the Hoover police officer who shot and killed Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr. at the Riverchase Galleria on Nov. 22, 2018.

  • protest flag burning 2-5-19

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    protest flag burning 2-5-19

    Carlos Chaverst Jr., president of the Birmingham Justice League, spray-paints the words "Black Lives Don't Matter" on two U.S. flags before he set the flags on fire at Hoover City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, to protest the attorney general's decision not to press charges against the Hoover police officer who shot and killed Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr. at the Riverchase Galleria on Nov. 22, 2018.

  • protest flag burning 2-5-19

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    protest flag burning 2-5-19

    Birmingham Justice League leaders Iva Williams III and Carlos Chaverst join two other protesters in holding up U.S. flags just before setting the flags on fire in the parking lot at Hoover City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, to protest the attorney general's decision not to file charges against the Hoover police officer who shot and killed 21-year-old Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr. at the Riverchase Galleria on Nov. 22, 2018.

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