Rallies honor people who died at hands of police

Savannah McCoy, 17, right, holds up a sign

Savannah McCoy, 17, right, holds up a sign as she and her friend Kimber Camgros, 16, listen to speakers during a vigil for Michael Brown of Ferguson, Mo., in San Francisco, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was killed by a white police officer on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) (August 14, 2014 10:49 PM)

(AP) -- Thousands of people across the country on Thursday attended protest vigils for an unarmed black Missouri teenager fatally shot by a white police officer and other victims who organizers say died as a result of police brutality.

The vigils, observed in more than 90 cities as part of a National Moment of Silence, came days after the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown and the...

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