(BlackMediaScoop) Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon activated the state’s National Guard on Monday to support local law enforcement “during any period of unrest,” which may follow a grand jury’s decision regarding the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.

On Aug. 9, Michael Brown, 18, was shot and killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. In the hours that followed, tension flared immediately between angry protestors and heavily armed law enforcement, which resulted in hundreds of arrests.

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