1. People across the U.S. rallied together Thursday for a national moment of silence for Michael Brown, the unarmed teen who was shot by police on Saturday in Ferguson, Mo.
3. According to The Root, the event, known as #NMOS14, was initiated by @FeministaJones, who described it as a way to come together “to remember the forgotten, ignored, killed, and abused.”
Photos from across the country showed people protesting in solidarity with the slain Ferguson teen.
5. San Francisco
Serene Lewis (right) holds a candle during a moment of silence at a vigil held in San Francisco Thursday for the death of Michael Brown of Ferguson, Mo.
Savannah McCoy, 17 (right), holds up a sign as she and her friend Kimber Camgros, 16, listen to speakers during the vigil in San Francisco.
Taylor Cumings holds up a sign during the moment of silence at the vigil in San Francisco.
A crowd raises their arms while chanting “Hands up, don’t shoot” during a protest for Brown in San Francisco on Thursday.
People join hands during several minutes of silence at Daley Plaza in Chicago at a rally Thursday.
27. Colorado Springs
Dozens gather on the steps of City Hall in Colorado Springs, Colo., chanting “Hands up, don’t shoot” during a rally held to show solidarity with Ferguson, Mo., on Thursday.
In Miami, eight people were arrested by U.S. Marshals for protesting inside the federal courthouse, NBC News reported.
39. Los Angeles
Residents of South Los Angeles display signs about the fatal shooting in Ferguson, Mo.
Residents of South Los Angeles display signs in the Leimert Park section of Los Angeles.
Residents of South Los Angeles pause for a moment of silence in memory of Michael Brown in the Leimert Park section of L.A.
47. Washington, D.C.
Supporters raise their hands during a rally at Meridian Hill Park, also known as Malcolm X Park in Washington.
Jordan Johnson (left), from Washington, Camille Chrysostom of Bowie, Md., and Jaimee Swift of Philadelphia, observe a moment of silence at Meridian Hill Park.
55. Eugene, Ore.
A large crowd listens during a vigil at Hart Plaza in downtown Detroit on Thursday.
74. Montgomery, Ala.
Wearing the color red to symbolize solidarity, Karen Jones attends an event dedicated to Michael Brown at the Civil Rights Memorial Center in Montgomery, Ala., on Thursday.
People stand outside the Civil Rights Memorial Center for a moment of silence dedicated to Michael Brown on Thursday in Montgomery, Ala.
83. Des Moines
People attend a vigil to honor Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by an unnamed police officer last Saturday in Ferguson, Mo., in Brooklyn, N.Y.
A woman in Brooklyn writes a message while attending a vigil to honor Michael Brown.
90. Portland, Ore.
Alaseye Yero holds a sign during a candlelight vigil and moment of silence Thursday Decatur, Ga.
Destiny Brown, of Ellenwood, Ga., holds a sign as people hold a candlelight vigil Thursday in Decatur, Ga.
Hundreds gather for a candlelight vigil and observe a moment of silence Thursday in Decatur, Ga.
Jakalia Brown, of Atlanta, holds a sign during a candlelight vigil and moment of silence.
100. San Diego
A group of people hold up their arms during a nationwide moment of silence at a vigil to remember Missouri shooting victim Michael Brown in Orlando Thursday.
DeQuan Shanks speaks to a group of about 100 people that gathered for a vigil to remember Missouri shooting victim Michael Brown in Orlando.
114. Burlington, Vt.
About 40 to 50 people gathered at City Hall Park in Burlington, Vt., Thursday night.
125. New Orleans
About 1,000 people march peacefully in New York City’s Union Square on Thursday.