Black customers asked to change tables at Chicago restaurant; attorney demands training of employees for 'racially charged situations'
An attorney representing a group of black customers who say they were asked to change tables at a Chicago-area Buffalo Wild Wings because of their skin color urged the restaurant chain Tuesday to make wholesale changes to avoid a discrimination lawsuit
Small groups of demonstrators gathered again Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot by a white police officer, and they urged supporters to join them in trying to shut down Chicago's famous Michigan Avenue shopping district on Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
Berkeley is minutes away from the suburb of Ferguson, where police officer Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown, a killing that ignited protests across the country against police methods.
The California Highway Patrol said in a tweet that some in the crowd tore down fencing to enter the freeway.
The guidelines cover federal agencies within the Justice Department, including the FBI, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush was among several players donning pre-game practice jerseys reading "I can't breathe," Garner's dying words.
Hours earlier, protesters parading through lower Manhattan staged sporadic sit-ins at intersections before police in riot gear warned them to move on or face arrest.
As the backlash refused to die down, Murdoch played the pacifist to calm angry Tweeters. But it was too little, too late.
Police also used sonic devices that make a loud ear-splitting sound to try to disperse the crowd, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.
Two journalists, Wesley Lowery of the Washington Post and Ryan J. Reilly of Huffington Post, were arrested on Wednesday, and then released, while working in the area.