Ferguson mayor James Knowles III, (second from left) speaks during a city council meeting on Feb. 2. The meeting was the first opportunity for residents to speak directly with city leaders about the preliminary consent agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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A mural depicting peace in Ferguson was painted on the wall of a vacant building near the city's police department. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Members of the Ferguson Commission, including co-chairman Starsky Wilson (second from right), listen at a recent hearing. After months of deliberation, the commission is releasing a report laying bare racial and economic inequalities in the St. Louis region, and calling for change. Jason Rosenbaum/St. Louis Public Radio hide caption

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A new Justice Department report gave a total of 113 lessons learned and a half-dozen themes that "permeated all aspects of the police response" during the height of the demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., last year. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Heavily armed civilians with a group known as the Oath Keepers in Ferguson, Mo., early Tuesday. St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar has said the presence of the group was "both unnecessary and inflammatory." Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Michael Brown Sr. (center) leads a march in remembrance of his son, Michael Brown, on Sunday in Ferguson, Mo. It has been exactly one year since Michael Brown was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Sam's Meat Market was looted and vandalized at least three times during the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., last year. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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Oakland police officers, wearing body cameras, form a line during demonstrations against recent incidents of alleged police brutality nationwide. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images hide caption

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