Rev’s Early Reads: August 14

Ferguson, MO police use tear gas, flash bombs and sonic cannons to disperse protests in wake of Michael Brown shooting.

Ferguson police arrest two national reporters and and the city’s alderman during the protests. (Video)

TV news crews hit by tear gas and bean bags, approached by police with guns drawn. (Video)

Another witness to Brown shooting speaks out: “He turns around, puts his hands up… [the cop] continues to shoot.” (Video)

State lawmaker confronts Ferguson police chief about tactics: “Tear gas was thrown on me and we could not breathe.”

Pres. Obama to be briefed again this morning on escalating unrest in Ferguson.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to visit Ferguson today.

Timeline of events in Ferguson since the Michael Brown shooting.

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Rev's Early Reads: August 14