New poll shows sharp racial divide in views of Michael Brown’s death

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) –  A new public opinion survey shows a racial divide in views of Michael Brown’s death.

According to our partners at the Post-Dispatch,  65 percent of African-American county residents believe officer Wilson acted unjustly. 62 percent of white residents surveyed believe the shooting death of Brown was justified. 64 percent of the African Americans believe Brown was targeted because of his race. 77 percent of the white respondents believe he was not.

Read the full study here:  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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