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Al Sharpton: Ferguson Shooting Is “Defining Moment” For America…

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton called the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in suburban St. Louis a “defining moment for this country.”

Sharpton spoke Sunday at a rally in Ferguson, where days of protest have ended with almost nightly confrontations between police and protesters.

Sharpton says he wants Congress to stop programs that provide military-style weaponry to police departments. He says he expects police to “smear” the slain teenager, his family and his attorneys.

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