The instantly iconic images of the Ferguson riots

America in 2014.


Aaron Sankin


Posted on Nov 25, 2014   Updated on May 30, 2021, 3:25 am CDT

Sometimes pictures tell a story better than words ever could.

The following are some of the most iconic and disturbing images from the protests that rocked the country immediately following the decision by a St. Louis County, Mo. grand jury to not indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of teenager Michael Brown.

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This is America in 2014.

Update 9:35am CT, Nov. 25: This story has been updated with additional images.

Photo by  Rick Majewski

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*First Published: Nov 25, 2014, 12:01 pm CST