Ferguson residents hear appeals from Jesse Jackson and others for calm

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FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) - A night after looting and vandalism hit Ferguson overnight Saturday, the residents of Ferguson are picking up the pieces again. Community leaders and residents are appealing for calm and trying to get word out to everyone that they have a stake in having peace return Ferguson.

The Reverend Jesse Jackson, Representative Lacy Clay, FBI agents and leaders from The New Black Panther Party have been out Saturday in the community around the Canfield Green apartment complex to urge calm and peace. They have been engaging residents personally and in groups saying the violence is not helping get justice for Michael Brown and his family.

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