Thousands are expected to gather today for Michael Brown’s funeral at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. PBS NewsHour will live stream the event, which is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. EDT. You can also watch the PBS Live Stream below.
Organizers say the march was meant to raise awareness of racial injustice across the United States. Unlike in Missouri, the protest in Savannah proceeded without incidents of violence or conflicts between protestors and police.
Savannah's new city council is making hiring an auditor one of their first priorities. Of course, the city has financial overseers. But they report to the council-appointed city manager. Missteps under the previous city manager is prompting the council to consider hiring an auditor of their own.