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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

    Share your own story of standing up for something you believe in.

    (A partnership with the Center for Digital Storytelling).

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