Actor Jesse Williams Joins Ferguson October: This is a Basic Desire Not to Be Killed with Impunity

When Democracy Now! was in St. Louis to report on Ferguson October, our producer Aaron Maté spoke with Grey’s Anatomy actor and activist Jesse Williams, who joined thousands in calling for justice in the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. Activists in Ferguson have defied a militarized crackdown and taken to the streets to call for the arrest of police officer Darren Wilson, who shot Brown. Their efforts have made Ferguson ground zero for the movement against police brutality and racial bias.

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