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Protests Erupt Across The U.S. After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Protesters took to the streets Monday night after a grand jury decided not to charge Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.

Posted on November 25, 2014, at 12:52 a.m. ET

On Monday night, a grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson — the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown. The decision sparked thousands to rally in the streets across the country.

Oakland, California:

About 500 protesters in #Oakland marching north on Broadway near 17th, chanting "shut it down." #Ferguson

KQED News@KQEDnewsFollow

About 500 protesters in #Oakland marching north on Broadway near 17th, chanting "shut it down." #Ferguson

10:34 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#oakland reacts to no indictment for #Ferguson police officer - marching in downtown " saw this comin ."

Myteks Media Labs@myteksFollow

#oakland reacts to no indictment for #Ferguson police officer - marching in downtown " saw this comin ."

9:01 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#Ferguson protesters in Oakland have begun setting fires

Ryan Parker@TheRyanParkerFollow

#Ferguson protesters in Oakland have begun setting fires

12:15 AM - 25 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

New York City:

BREAKING NEWS: Hundreds of protesters storm the streets of New York City in collective rage. #Ferguson #NoIndictment

TheAnonMessage@TheAnonMessageFollow

BREAKING NEWS: Hundreds of protesters storm the streets of New York City in collective rage. #Ferguson #NoIndictment

10:02 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

“@KING5Seattle: Aerial view of #Ferguson protests in New York City ” food vendors are making some money tonight

Zack@USC_ZackFollow

“@KING5Seattle: Aerial view of #Ferguson protests in New York City ” food vendors are making some money tonight

9:36 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

"@Bipartisanism: Fists held up in silent solidarity with #Ferguson in New York City. " white fist. 👍

Deion Σlanders@BobbyBlu_BandFollow

"@Bipartisanism: Fists held up in silent solidarity with #Ferguson in New York City. " white fist.

8:37 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Protesters march up 7th Avenue in Times Square #NYC, following the grand jury decision in Ferguson. @NYTNational

New York City Alerts@NYCityAlertsFollow

Protesters march up 7th Avenue in Times Square #NYC, following the grand jury decision in Ferguson. @NYTNational

10:15 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Huge crowed in time square for #Ferguson #MikeBrown deciding to continue march now

Luke Rudkowski@LukewearechangeFollow

Huge crowed in time square for #Ferguson #MikeBrown deciding to continue march now

9:31 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@NYDailyNews photog Ken Murray captures Bratton after #Ferguson protestor throws fake blood http://t.co/5apbGUFEV0

Chelsia Rose Marcius@chelsiamarciusFollow

@NYDailyNews photog Ken Murray captures Bratton after #Ferguson protestor throws fake blood http://t.co/5apbGUFEV0

11:52 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Protesters chant "Hands up, don't shoot" during a demonstration in Times Square.
Carlo Allegri / Reuters

Protesters chant "Hands up, don't shoot" during a demonstration in Times Square.

#nyc #ferguson protesters have taken over RFK Bridge heading to Randall's Island and Bronx.

Bedford + Bowery@bedbowFollow

#nyc #ferguson protesters have taken over RFK Bridge heading to Randall's Island and Bronx.

9:31 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

March sitting in on the bridge. #ferguson

Chicago:

BREAKING: "No justice, no peace!" #Chicago protesters head north on MLK Dr. #Ferguson @WBEZ

Chip Mitchell@ChipMitchell1Follow

BREAKING: "No justice, no peace!" #Chicago protesters head north on MLK Dr. #Ferguson @WBEZ

9:46 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#CHICAGO protestors marching down Lake Shore Drive #Ferguson

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#CHICAGO protestors marching down Lake Shore Drive #Ferguson

9:15 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Seattle:

Seattle protesters stage a "die-in" near Westlake Park. #Ferguson Story: http://t.co/kz33nzFSfr @SeaTimesPhoto

David Johns@MrDavidJohnsFollow

Seattle protesters stage a "die-in" near Westlake Park. #Ferguson Story: http://t.co/kz33nzFSfr @SeaTimesPhoto

10:02 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Protesters Are Staging Another "Die-In" In A Downtown Seattle Intersection. Police Are Blocking Lanes. #Ferguson

Daniel Hall@DHALL_SOBFollow

Protesters Are Staging Another "Die-In" In A Downtown Seattle Intersection. Police Are Blocking Lanes. #Ferguson

8:34 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

.@macklemore is here. Crowd heading north on Boren from Rainier and Jackson

Bettina Hansen@bettinahansenFollow

.@macklemore is here. Crowd heading north on Boren from Rainier and Jackson

9:31 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Washington, D.C.:

Happening Now: Hundreds march in protest towards #WhiteHouse in Wash DC #FergusonDecision #Ferguson #DCFerguson

john zangas@johnzangasFollow

Happening Now: Hundreds march in protest towards #WhiteHouse in Wash DC #FergusonDecision #Ferguson #DCFerguson

10:21 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Protestors observe a moment of silence as they gather in front of the White House in Washington, D.C.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta

Protestors observe a moment of silence as they gather in front of the White House in Washington, D.C.

Hundreds march through streets of DC to the White House for peaceful #Ferguson protest http://t.co/GSQBATAIRW

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Hundreds march through streets of DC to the White House for peaceful #Ferguson protest http://t.co/GSQBATAIRW

10:51 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Boston:

A man holds a sign reading "Black Lives Matter" as demonstrators gather in front of the State House in Boston, Massachusetts.
Brian Snyder / Reuters

A man holds a sign reading "Black Lives Matter" as demonstrators gather in front of the State House in Boston, Massachusetts.

A woman leads the chant "Hands up, don't shoot."
Brian Snyder / Reuters

A woman leads the chant "Hands up, don't shoot."

Philadelphia:

Ferguson protestors march on South Broad at City Hall, Philadelphia, on Monday.
AP Photo / The Philadelphia Daily News, Steven M. Falk

Ferguson protestors march on South Broad at City Hall, Philadelphia, on Monday.

Marching on Chestnut Street in Philadelphia on Monday.
AP Photo / The Philadelphia Daily News, Steven M. Falk

Marching on Chestnut Street in Philadelphia on Monday.

Ferguson decision leads to loud but peaceful protest in Center City: http://t.co/S1tXwbw57b #Ferguson

NBC10 Philadelphia@NBCPhiladelphiaFollow

Ferguson decision leads to loud but peaceful protest in Center City: http://t.co/S1tXwbw57b #Ferguson

9:57 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Protesters march back to City Hall, highway ramps reopen: http://t.co/aXxbcL9QMh #Ferguson

NBC10 Philadelphia@NBCPhiladelphiaFollow

Protesters march back to City Hall, highway ramps reopen: http://t.co/aXxbcL9QMh #Ferguson

12:18 AM - 25 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Salt Lake City:

People protest outside the Wallace F. Bennett Federal Building after the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown in downtown Salt Lake City.
AP Photo/The Deseret News, Tom Smart

People protest outside the Wallace F. Bennett Federal Building after the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown in downtown Salt Lake City.

People protest outside the Wallace F. Bennett Federal Building in downtown Salt Lake City.
AP Photo/The Deseret News, Tom Smart

People protest outside the Wallace F. Bennett Federal Building in downtown Salt Lake City.

Los Angeles:

Protesters halt traffic on 110 freeway. #Ferguson #handsup

Marcus Yam@yamphotoFollow

Protesters halt traffic on 110 freeway. #Ferguson #handsup

2:40 AM - 25 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And now onto the other lane of the 110 freeway. #Ferguson #handsup

Marcus Yam@yamphotoFollow

And now onto the other lane of the 110 freeway. #Ferguson #handsup

11:41 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Currently with the group marching on Wilshire. They're at Rodeo Dr. EXTREMELY PEACEFUL! #Ferguson #LosAngeles

Tre'vell Anderson@TrevellAndersonFollow

Currently with the group marching on Wilshire. They're at Rodeo Dr. EXTREMELY PEACEFUL! #Ferguson #LosAngeles

10:17 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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LOS ANGELES: 10 freeway from La Brea backed up for miles after #Ferguson protesters block freeway. @UnToldCarlisle

Brendon Geoffrion@tvbrendonFollow

LOS ANGELES: 10 freeway from La Brea backed up for miles after #Ferguson protesters block freeway. @UnToldCarlisle

10:51 PM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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