1. Anna Brown's death sent waves of shock and sadness through our community. Many turned to Google to find the details of her death, to Facebook to find ways to act and to Twitter to tell their friends.
  2. We are constantly updating a roundup of the comments, petitions and tweets we're seeing from Patch.com readers and residents. Here is what we are finding:
  3. The story resonated deeply with readers as it touched on two highly-controversial issues in the news: institutional racism and health care accessibility.
  4. With Trayvon Martin's death fresh on the minds of many, residents wondered if Brown's race was a factor in her treatment.
  5. They always think if your black your on drugs no the girl was sick.... It had nothing to do with her family, point blank the police and hospital killed this women and need to be punished!!!!
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  8. Brown was homeless and on Medicaid, and people following the story wondered if her health insurance status contributed to the situation. The Supreme Court is examining the constitutionality of health insurance reform this week.
  9. A petition demanding healthcare for all Americans in Brown's honor already has more than 11,500 signatures.
  10. Brown's story launched a Facebook page, which now has more than 7,700 followers in just 24 hours.
  11. Anna Brown's story is today's 19th most popular political article on Reddit! Go on Reddit and up-vote the story. Tell your friends to up-vote it too. Let's put it on the front page where it belongs.
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