Protesters gather at America's biggest shopping mall

Workers shovel snow off part of the Mall of America on December 12, 2010 in MinnesotaProtesters gathered at the Mall of America, in Bloomington in the Midwestern state of Minnesota, and held up signs with slogans such as “Black Lives Matter,” which has become a rallying cry for nationwide demonstrations against police. Photos posted on Twitter showed dozens of demonstrators — including several shopkeepers — placing their hands in the air. The gesture is a tribute to Michael Brown, a black teen killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

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