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Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: Ferguson Sparks Photo Movement was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. A Call To Action

A Call To Action

The fatal shooting of yet another unarmed teen, Michael Brown has caused outrage that’s gone way beyond Ferguson, Missouri where the shooting happened. Protestors from…

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4. Young Black Men Support

Young Black Men Support

Demonstrators raise their hands during a rally to protest the shooting death of an unarmed teen by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

5. No Justice, No Peace!

No Justice, No Peace!

A demonstrator raises his hands and holds up a sign during a rally to protest the shooting death of Mike Brown.

6. Hands Up

Hands Up

Demonstrators raise their hands during a rally to protest the shooting death of an unarmed teen by a police officer in Ferguson.

7. Don’t Shoot

Don’t Shoot

A demonstrator in a business suit raises his hands during a rally to protest.

8. Beyond Color

Beyond Color

Why is the officer looking at this White woman, who is supporting Mike Brown, in this way?

9. Youth Movement

Youth Movement

A young man raising his hands in support of Mike Brown.

10. Don’t Shoot

Don’t Shoot

A White woman with her hands raised in submission with the message on her palms.

11. Generational Support

Generational Support

An older woman raises her hands in support of Mike Brown and the Hands Up, Don’t Shoot movement.

12. Activists Of Our Generation

Activists Of Our Generation

Protest over the killing of unarmed teen, Mike Brown in Ferguson.

13. Gathering Crowds

Gathering Crowds

A capacity crowd gathers at Greater St. Marks Family Church along with the family of Michael Brown and civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton to…

14. Mike Brown’s Mother

Mike Brown’s Mother

Lesley McSpadden (L), the mother of slain teenager Michael Brown joins a capacity crowd of guests at Greater St. Marks Family Church to discuss the…

15. The Revolution Will Be Socially Shared

The Revolution Will Be Socially Shared

Demonstrators raise their hands and chant “hands up, don’t shoot” during a protest over the killing of Michael Brown.

16. Anonymous?

Anonymous?

Demonstrators wearing Guy Fawkes masks, raise their hands during a rally on West Florissant Avenue to protest the shooting death of an unarmed teen by…

17. T-Shirt With A Message

T-Shirt With A Message

Demonstrators gather along West Florissant Avenue to protest the shooting death of Michael Brown.

18. RIP Mike

RIP Mike

Demonstrators gather along West Florissant Avenue to protest Mike Brown’s death.

19. Hands Up

Hands Up

Demonstrators gather along West Florissant Avenue to protest the shooting death of Mike Brown.

20. We Are One Race

We Are One Race

A demonstrator holds banner during a rally to protest the shooting death of an unarmed teen, Mike Brown.

21. Do I Fit The Description?

Do I Fit The Description?

Mohamed Bangoura, 21, holds a sign after speaking about a recent incident when he was pulled aside by the Boston Police while walking home one…

22. Am I Next?

Am I Next?

Demetrus Washington joins other demonstrators protesting the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown.

23. A Happy Protestor

A Happy Protestor

Demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

24. We Are Praying With My Feet

We Are Praying With My Feet

Demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown.

25. Masked Supporter

Masked Supporter

Demonstrators raise their hands during a rally on West Florissant Avenue to protest the shooting death of Mike Brown.

26. A Stand Off

A Stand Off

Ferguson police face protestors who refuse to give up.

27. The Power Of Banning Together

The Power Of Banning Together

Demonstrators protest the shooting of Mike Brown.

28. We Want Answers

We Want Answers

Ferguson residents challenge police with their hands up.

29. Brave Supporters

Brave Supporters

Protestors rally around Mike Brown’s death

30. We Need Justice

We Need Justice

It’s a beautiful thing to see our young Black men commit to change!

31. Hands Up

Hands Up

Protestors support Mike Brown’s family.

32. Don’t Shoot!

Don’t Shoot!

One brave soul spray paints his chest with the message.

33. Passive Aggressive

Passive Aggressive

Sure, the hands up move may seem passive, but this protest turns it into an aggressive response to police brutality.

34. The People Flee

The People Flee

People flee as police advance on protestors firing tear gas and rubber bullets to force them from the business district into nearby neighborhoods.

35. Hell No, We Won’t Go!

Hell No, We Won’t Go!

Residents and their supporters were protesting the shooting.

36. Solidarity

Solidarity

What a beautiful sight to see! People banning together to fight for our rights!

37. Assume The Position

Assume The Position

A man is approached by the police while his hands are up.

38. A Sniper, Really?

A Sniper, Really?

You can see one person’s hands up in reaction to the sniper.

39. Never Give Up

Never Give Up

On the 4th day of violent protests, brave souls don’t give up.

40. Is It A Race Thing?

Is It A Race Thing?

Demonstrators protest the shooting death of Mike Brown.

41. A Powerful Image

A Powerful Image

Police approach a man on his knees who’s hands are up and his back is turned.

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