#‎NotOneDime‬ Protesters Shut Down Galleria Mall In St. Louis On Biggest Shopping Day Of The Year


Hundreds of Black Friday and Ferguson protesters gathered at the Galleria Mall in St. Louis to block shoppers and stage a die-in. The mall shut down for several hours, and for once, police did not get violent or arrest anyone.

Organized on Twitter with the hashtags #NotOneDime, #BlackLivesMatter, and #StlBlackFriday, Fox2Now reports the Black Friday protests started when word got out for protesters to meet at Shaw Park at 11:30 a.m. From there, organizers told them to “get into the Galleria.”

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The protesters chanted “No Justice, No Peace,” and staged a four-and-a-half minute die-in to represent the 4.5 hours Michael Brown was left dead in the middle of the street before Ferguson Police stuffed his body into an SUV.

Here’s the news report from Fox2Now. Of course, since this is Fox News, the newscaster expressed sympathy for the employees who complained about missing a few hours of precious pay, but appeared to blame the protesters rather than their skinflint employers.

Black Friday protesters on Twitter.

deray mckesson @deray Follow Y'all, this is a living movement. And the police are EVERYWHERE. West County. #Ferguson

Photos: Deray Mckesson/Twitter.


 

deray mckesson @deray Follow Stores are closing. The mall is SHUTTING DOWN. Galleria. #ferguson https://vine.co/v/Oni73xW5db0  11:17 AM - 28 Nov 2014

Photo: Deray Mckesson/Twitter.


 

Chris Hayes        ✔ @ChrisHayesTV Follow Upper floor shaking furiously at Galleria.

Photo: Chris Hayes/Twitter.


 

ShordeeDooWhop ‏@Nettaaaaaaaa  2h2 hours ago A "die in" for 4.5 minutes, representing the 4.5 hours #MikeBrown was left dead in the s... http://ift.tt/1vuMqUF

Photo: ShordeeDooWhop/Twitter.


Here’s the Die-In video footage ShordeeDoWhop/Netta posted on Vine:


  Lynden Steele @manofsteele Follow Women who appear to be Macy's employees join chant, "No Black Friday!' @StLouisGalleria Pic- @pd_shutterspeed  11:49 AM - 28 Nov 2014

Photo: LyndenSteel/Twitter.


Featured image: nettaaaaaaaa/Instagram.

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