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It’s been 10 days since Michael Brown, an unarmed Black teenager, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in Ferguson, MO. There have been a lot of headlines, a lot of hashtags, a lot of opinions, a lot of tough conversations, and a lot of tears. But, the images are what stick with us. Cops in riot gear firing tear gas at protesters. Children holding their hands in the air — as if pantomiming "don't shoot" — as Brown reportedly did before being gunned down. Teachers banding together to educate, despite schools being closed. A man handing a rose to a police officer.
So, what if it's been said a thousand times? They really are worth a thousand words.
At this point, you’ve probably spent a good amount of time waltzing about and finishing up any last-minute shopping. Sure, the main reason you venture into the city’s best boutiques is to walk out with a boatload of goodies for your peeps, but we think a retail visit can be a prime Instagram moment, too. So, be sure read
If you've been good this year, you've already crossed all the names off your list and wrapped every last box. You can sit back, and enjoy your egg nog. Meanwhile, the procrastinators of the world (here, here!) are scrambling to find quality gifts that don't completely reveal exactly how long we waited to start our holiday read