*Love is so powerful. It can develop anywhere apparently. And for two women in the midst of the Ferguson protests, following the Aug. 9 death of Michael Brown, it happened. And now they are getting married.
Alexis Templeton, 20, and Brittany Ferrell, 25, are two of the co-founders of Millennial Activists United. When they first met last August, it was amidst the loud chanting of protestors who sought police accountability after Brown was killed by former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. The two are also both plaintiffs in a federal court case against law enforcement agencies over their heavy-handed response to demonstrations.
They started dating not long after. On Tuesday afternoon, Templeton formally proposed to Ferrell at City Hall, and the couple then picked up a marriage license.
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