Thomas Perez, left, assistant attorney general for civil rights, gestures as he speaks during a news conference with Miami U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer, rear right, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 in Miami. ... more 
Thomas Perez, left, assistant attorney general for civil rights, gestures as he speaks during a news conference with Miami U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer, rear right, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 in Miami. The U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday it will investigate whether Miami police violated the civil rights of seven African-American suspects fatally shot by officers in an eight-month span. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Wilfredo Lee
Thu, Nov 17, 2011 3:50 PM EST