WATCH: Cardinals Fans Bait Ferguson Protesters With ‘Darren Wilson’ Chants

St. Louis Cardinals fans taunted protesters demonstrating for slain teen Michael Brown outside Busch Stadium by chanting for the white police officer who shot him.
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October 7, 2014 1:40 pm
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In a video that may actually merit a “this video will destroy your faith in humanity” tagline, St. Louis Cardinals fans taunted protesters demonstrating for Ferguson teen Michael Brown Monday night outside Busch Stadium by chanting the name of the white police officer who fatally shot him.

The news outlet Argus Streaming News captured video of the protest, in which a crowd of white baseball fans standing in what appears to be a smoking area confront the protesters, who all appear to be black, chanting nearby.

The baseball fans first countered the protesters’ “Justice For Mike Brown” chants with a “Let’s Go Cardinals” refrain. Then the “Let’s Go Cardinals” chant morphed into shouts of “Let’s Go Darren” and “Darren Wilson.”

Cardinals fans at various points in the video also yelled at the protesters to “get a job” and “Go to Cuba.” In the middle of a “USA” chant, one fan began shouting “Africa” at the protesters. One blonde woman even approached the protesters to yell “we’re the ones who fucking gave all y’all the freedoms that you got!”

The video is lengthy, but Deadspin has a nice rundown of the highlights (or lowlights) broken down by timestamp.

Watch below, via Argus Streaming News:

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