24 Extremely Powerful And Startling Photos From Ferguson And Around The Nation


Here are photos of some of the carnage that’s been taking place after widespread disagreement about the death of a teenager. Some of these photos look as though they came out of a third World County, but this is America. We are all pretty aware of the situation in Ferguson by now, but have we really seen what’s taking place on the ground? Often times some of the greatest divides in a society can end with unity and connectedness, whether we see it immediately or not.

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Nationwide protests across America took place Monday night after the decision was made to not indict an officer who killed a teen during an altercation based on evidence presented. People raged in the streets over various cities across America. What really matters here are the faces of all people of all colors on all sides. It is a powerful moment when you are able to see such heightened emotions on the streets captured in photographs. “It is not in numbers, but in unity, that our great strength lies.”
― Thomas Paine, Common Sense

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Store owner in Ferguson after being looted


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Protester in Ferguson being treated for tear gas

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Tear gas being fired by police


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Cars at the local Ferguson dealership set on fire

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Other cities around the nation:

Los Angeles

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Beverley Hills

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Fake blood thrown by protesters in New York City

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New York City

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Washington D.C.

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