26 Nov '14, 7pm

Ferguson Public Library Embraces Bitcoin Donations Amid Unrest

Ferguson Public Library Embraces Bitcoin Donations Amid Unrest

Amid protests, riots and overall unrest in the aftermath of a grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, the residents of Ferguson, Missouri, are finding solace in an unlikely place: the city's public library. Demonstrations in protest of the jury's decision have been taking place all week in Ferguson and around the US, as people in major metropolitan areas across the nation show their solidarity. As a result, many local businesses in the St Louis suburb have closed their doors, and schools in the area have shut down for the week. The Ferguson Public Library started to receive attention Tuesday for being one of the only local businesses still open to the public, and many who are closely following the situation in Ferguson as it dominates media outlets in the US took to social media to raise funds on behalf ...

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