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In news that won’t shock anyone, the Justice Department has revealed in two reports that the Ferguson Police Department in Missouri routinely violated the civil and constitutional rights of Black citizens in the city.

Some of the findings from the investigation are absolutely shocking and confirm why protestors and activists in Ferguson took to the streets passionately as they did after Michael “Mike” Brown was gunned down last Augst. And the violations of the Fourth and First Amendments of the U.S. Constitution, which protects against unreasonable search and seizure and the ability of free speech respectively, was just the icing on the cake.

We take a look at 10 examples of the Ferguson PD’s Ku Klux Klan-styled racism over the course of the following pages.

Click here and here to see the FPD and Michael Brown Shooting report.

Photo: AP

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