Fight The Power: Twenty Five Powerful Ferguson Protest Pictures

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Hip-hop has always been the genre of choice for the oppressed to have a voice. While rap music has always been our culture’s medium for current events, the cliche holds true — a picture still has the power to speak a 1000 words. From the outside looking in, we’ve compiled 25 must-see powerful photos from across the country that show the human community united hand-in-hand taking a stand against the state of Missouri’s no indictment ruling decision for Darren Wilson.

25. Ferguson, MO

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People walk past a collapsed building, where protesters and looters rampaged businesses following the grand jury decision in the fatal shooting of a 18-year-old black teenager Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri, on November 25, 2014. Long-standing racial tensions in the US have flared once again after a night of violence and protests over a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict a white policeman who shot dead the unarmed black teen. Protesters shot at police, looted stores and set cars and buildings ablaze in what police said was the worst violence since officer Darren Wilson shot dead Brown. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

24. Ferguson, MO

Riots After Grand Jury Decision Rip Apart Ferguson, Missouri

Awash in the spray of a sprinkler system, volunteer Jenna Fleischmann helps to clean up after violent protests damaged businesses following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 25, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

23. Ferguson, MO

Riots After Grand Jury Decision Rip Apart Ferguson, Missouri

A worker cleans up glass at a business that was damaged during a demonstration on November 25, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Demonstrators caused extensive damage in Ferguson and surrounding areas after a St. Louis County grand jury decided to not indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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