A protester, demanding the criminal indictment of a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in August, St. Louis, Missouri November 23, 2014. (Reuters)A Ferguson grand jury decided it will not bring criminal charges against officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. The city is bracing for potentially huge demonstrations in the wake of the decision.
"We need to accept that this decision was the grand jury's to make. There are Americans who agree with it and there are Americans who are deeply disappointed, even angry. It's an understandable reaction,"Obama said.
05:08 GMT:Acting in solidarity with Ferguson demonstrators, protesters in New York, Los Angeles, Oakland, and outside the White House rally to cry "Black Lives Matter!"
"This is an unlawful assembly, it's time to go," an officer keeps saying on RT's Ruptly feed, while adding to anyone who objects "you can discuss at the station!"