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The instantly iconic images of the Ferguson riots
America in 2014.
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.
IT’S NOT A RACE ISSUE? THIS IS FERGUSON RIGHT NOW. 2014. pic.twitter.com/bPlIvrgxYS
— ㅤOG Laviish (@OGLaviish) November 25, 2014
This is America in 2014.
Update 9:35am CT, Nov. 25: This story has been updated with additional images.
Photo by Rick Majewski
Aaron Sankin is a former Senior Staff Writer at the Daily Dot who covered the intersection of politics, technology, online privacy, Twitter bots, and the role of dank memes in popular culture. He lives in Seattle, Washington. He joined the Center for Investigative Reporting in 2016.