Images of police confronting an unarmed black man protesting the fatal shooting of Michael Brown have been going viral.
The picture shows a black man being surrounded by police in combat gear.
Another angle of the scene reveals graffiti on a nearby mailbox.
In June, The New York Times the military's surplus combat gear being added to local police departments.
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