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32 Powerful Images From Ferguson After The Death Of Michael Brown

The St. Louis suburb copes with grief and anger after the unarmed black teen was shot dead by police.

Posted on August 12, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. ET

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A makeshift memorial sits in the middle of the street where 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by police following a confrontation in the town of Ferguson, Mo., on Saturday, Aug. 9.
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson

A makeshift memorial sits in the middle of the street where 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by police following a confrontation in the town of Ferguson, Mo., on Saturday, Aug. 9.

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A QuikTrip convenience store burns after being looted Sunday during riots, which were sparked after a community candlelight vigil for Brown turned violent.
AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson

A QuikTrip convenience store burns after being looted Sunday during riots, which were sparked after a community candlelight vigil for Brown turned violent.

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Lesley McSpadden, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, wipes away tears as his father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family picture during a news conference in Jennings on Monday.
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson

Lesley McSpadden, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, wipes away tears as his father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family picture during a news conference in Jennings on Monday.

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People raise their hands in the middle of the street as police wearing riot gear try to disperse a large crowd protesting Brown's death.
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson

People raise their hands in the middle of the street as police wearing riot gear try to disperse a large crowd protesting Brown's death.

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Protesters march toward a demonstration at police headquarters in downtown Ferguson.
AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen

Protesters march toward a demonstration at police headquarters in downtown Ferguson.

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A man armed with a gun in his waistband takes items inside the QuikTrip convenience store in Ferguson on Sunday, Aug. 10.  Police arrested 32 people after rioting and looting erupted late on Sunday and spread to neighboring towns during violent protests after Brown's shooting.
David Carson / Reuters

A man armed with a gun in his waistband takes items inside the QuikTrip convenience store in Ferguson on Sunday, Aug. 10.

Police arrested 32 people after rioting and looting erupted late on Sunday and spread to neighboring towns during violent protests after Brown's shooting.

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Meghan O'Donnell, 29, from St. Louis, prays at the spot where Michael Brown was killed.
AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://J.B. Forbes

Meghan O'Donnell, 29, from St. Louis, prays at the spot where Michael Brown was killed.

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A man is helped by two women following an encounter with police as they tried to disperse a large crowd of protesters.
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson

A man is helped by two women following an encounter with police as they tried to disperse a large crowd of protesters.

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Tactical officers line up on Monday to disperse a large crowd gathered in an area where several stores were vandalized and looted.
AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen

Tactical officers line up on Monday to disperse a large crowd gathered in an area where several stores were vandalized and looted.

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A man holds up a piece of police tape during a protest against police brutality.
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson

A man holds up a piece of police tape during a protest against police brutality.

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Police wearing riot gear walk toward a man with his hands raised during a protest.
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson

Police wearing riot gear walk toward a man with his hands raised during a protest.

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A demonstrator raises his hands in front of of a police officer in Ferguson on Aug. 11.
Mario Anzuoni / Reuters

A demonstrator raises his hands in front of of a police officer in Ferguson on Aug. 11.

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People look out the windows of a house as police wearing riot gear try to disperse a large crowd.
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson

People look out the windows of a house as police wearing riot gear try to disperse a large crowd.

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Police officers ride in an armored vehicle as they patrol a street in Ferguson.
Mario Anzuoni / Reuters

Police officers ride in an armored vehicle as they patrol a street in Ferguson.

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Protesters appeal to motorists for support while rallying in front of the gas station that was looted and burned during riots.
AP Photo/Sid Hastings

Protesters appeal to motorists for support while rallying in front of the gas station that was looted and burned during riots.

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"All of my friends have been killed. I'm sick of it," yelled protester Jamell Spann at police officers in riot gear. Police were clearing hundreds of demonstrators surrounding the Ferguson police station on Monday.
AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen

"All of my friends have been killed. I'm sick of it," yelled protester Jamell Spann at police officers in riot gear.

Police were clearing hundreds of demonstrators surrounding the Ferguson police station on Monday.

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Police wearing riot gear stand outside the remains of a burned convenience store on Monday.
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson

Police wearing riot gear stand outside the remains of a burned convenience store on Monday.

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People scatter as police officers use tear gas and rubber bullets to try to disperse a protesting crowd.
AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen

People scatter as police officers use tear gas and rubber bullets to try to disperse a protesting crowd.

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Phaedra Parks (left) comforts Desuirea Harris, the grandmother of Michael Brown, during a news conference Monday.
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson

Phaedra Parks (left) comforts Desuirea Harris, the grandmother of Michael Brown, during a news conference Monday.

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Kevin Nelke, of A-Affordable Glass, takes measurements while repairing the windows of a Taco Bell looted during the violent protests.
AP Photo/Sid Hastings

Kevin Nelke, of A-Affordable Glass, takes measurements while repairing the windows of a Taco Bell looted during the violent protests.

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"This is a shooting of an 18-year boy who was supposed to start school today," said protester Fiona Wilson of Ferguson, who shouts at the barricade of Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers in front of the Ferguson police station as marchers entered a third day of protest on Monday. "I don't want this to be appear as a racial thing. It's a police brutality issue. The officer used excessive force. It's not a black and white thing. That's why I am out here. I want more white people to come out," said Wilson.
AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Laurie Skrivan

"This is a shooting of an 18-year boy who was supposed to start school today," said protester Fiona Wilson of Ferguson, who shouts at the barricade of Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers in front of the Ferguson police station as marchers entered a third day of protest on Monday.

"I don't want this to be appear as a racial thing. It's a police brutality issue. The officer used excessive force. It's not a black and white thing. That's why I am out here. I want more white people to come out," said Wilson.

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Protester Anthony Shahid leads marchers as they confront Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers in front of the Ferguson police station on Monday.
AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen

Protester Anthony Shahid leads marchers as they confront Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers in front of the Ferguson police station on Monday.

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Officers arrest a man who refused to leave when police in riot gear cleared the area of demonstrators who surrounded the police station in downtown Ferguson.
AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen

Officers arrest a man who refused to leave when police in riot gear cleared the area of demonstrators who surrounded the police station in downtown Ferguson.

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"He was my second cousin. It's just so wrong," said Tony Petty, as he held his granddaughter during a protest in front of the Ferguson police station on Monday.
AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Laurie Skrivan

"He was my second cousin. It's just so wrong," said Tony Petty, as he held his granddaughter during a protest in front of the Ferguson police station on Monday.

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Activists Zaki Baruti (left) and Anthony Shahid (second from right) try to quiet an angry crowd so that Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson could address the crowd. After several attempts, the chief left the stage.
AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://J.B. Forbes

Activists Zaki Baruti (left) and Anthony Shahid (second from right) try to quiet an angry crowd so that Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson could address the crowd. After several attempts, the chief left the stage.

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Aaron Coleman and other protesters march on Florissant Road in historic downtown Ferguson to rally in front of the town's police headquarters.
AP Photo/Sid Hastings

Aaron Coleman and other protesters march on Florissant Road in historic downtown Ferguson to rally in front of the town's police headquarters.

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A man leaves a store that was vandalized and looted on Sunday.
AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson

A man leaves a store that was vandalized and looted on Sunday.

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Piaget Crenshaw adds a message to items left at a spontaneous memorial for Brown at the scene of the shooting.
AP Photo/Sid Hastings

Piaget Crenshaw adds a message to items left at a spontaneous memorial for Brown at the scene of the shooting.

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Louis Head, Brown's stepfather, holds a sign saying "Ferguson police just executed my unarmed son."
AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Huy Mach

Louis Head, Brown's stepfather, holds a sign saying "Ferguson police just executed my unarmed son."

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Cleanup began Monday after another night of unrest in Ferguson.
AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson

Cleanup began Monday after another night of unrest in Ferguson.

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Protesters rally in front of the police and fire departments in Ferguson.
AP Photo/Sid Hastings

Protesters rally in front of the police and fire departments in Ferguson.

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Lesley McSpadden drops rose petals on the blood stains from her 18-year-old son.
AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Huy Mach

Lesley McSpadden drops rose petals on the blood stains from her 18-year-old son.