13 Powerful Signs Protesting The Death Of Michael Brown In Ferguson

Strong messages from a St. Louis suburb where the unarmed black teen was fatally shot by a police officer.

1. “Ferguson police just executed my unarmed son.”

AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Huy Mach

Louis Head, 18-year-old Michael Brown’s stepfather.

2. “AM I NEXT?”

3. “Excuse me…we need answers for Michael Brown Jr.”

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4. “This is murder.”

5. “Beware killer cop on the loose. Watch out children.”

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6. “DON’T SHOOT.”

What about our children? 2 of them holding signs that read 'Don't shoot' in #Ferguson. #Nonviolence365

— KingCenterATL (@The King Center)

7. “We want a murder charge!!!”

AP Photo/Jeff Roberson

8. “David Latham, killed 6/6/14, Virginia Norfolk.”

Currently working with awesome crew and making signs for tomorrow's event. #NMOS14 #FERGUSON

— BaburRealer (@Still We Rize)

9. “Hands up, don’t shoot. Guns down for Mike Brown.”

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Demonstrator LT Taylor, 92.

10. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

#signs #Ferguson

— VoxFerguson (@VoxPopuliFerguson)

11. “My hands are up don’t shoot!”

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A sign at a makeshift memorial for Michael Brown near the site of his death.

12. “Stand up or stand down! Fuck the police!!!”

#MikeBrown RT@SarahJReports AntonioFrench: Some signs from the earlier shutdown of West Florissant in #Ferguson

— SarahJReports (@Sarah Jones Reports)

13. “Mike.”

Mario Anzuoni / Reuters

The word “Mike” is spray painted on a city sign in Ferguson.

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Tasneem Nashrulla is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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