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White cop calls black protesters 'animals' in Ferguson, Missouri

Some disturbing footage from Ferguson, Missouri, courtesy of CNN. It shows a white cop telling protesters to "bring it, all you f--king animals," as they demonstrate against the killing of an unarmed 18-year-old black man by Ferguson's police force on Saturday.

Witnesses say Michael Brown was killed while holding his hands in the air, after he was stopped by police. The police say Brown went for an officer's gun during an altercation. The incident has touched off protests, rioting, and looting in Ferguson, where 65 percent of the population is African-American. The police force is overwhelmingly white.