Statement of Ms. Foundation for Women President and CEO Teresa C. Younger in the wake of the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri

NEW YORK, NY — “Our hearts go out to the Brown family as they suffer yet another blow from the very system that is supposed to protect them. We stand in solidarity with them and all of the people of Ferguson during this difficult struggle for justice. We demand that the federal government take immediate action to protect the rights and physical safety of the people of Ferguson.”

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