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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.

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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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

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