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  • In August of 2015, thousands gathered in Ferguson, Missouri to commemorate one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death at the hands of police—an event that catalyzed a national movement against police brutality.
  • After a day of prayers, speeches, workshops and marches, protesters faced off with police on West Florissant Avenue.

    The standoff lasted well into the night.
  • Visit PBS Black Culture Connection to read more stories about civil rights photographers and the images that changed the world.

    Photographs and words by Katina Parker
    Produced by Kristin Moe

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