Scenes from a city in revolt

August 19, 2014

The streets of Ferguson, Mo., are filled--with the gut-wrenching reminders of a young life ended by police; with militarized law enforcement lashing out with still more violence; with ordinary people raising their voices to demand justice for Mike Brown and all the victims of racism and the police. Here, SocialistWorker.org reporter Eric Ruder tells the story of the struggle with photos from a visit to Ferguson.

A man pay his respects at the shrine to Mike Brown
"RIP Mike" has been spraypainted on an entire exterior wall of the QuikTrip in Ferguson, Mo.
Marching along West Florissant in Ferguson, Mo.
Marching along West Florissant in Ferguson, Mo.
Marching along West Florissant in Ferguson, Mo.
Marching along West Florissant in Ferguson, Mo.
Protesting along West Florissant in Ferguson, Mo.
Missouri State Sen. Maria Chapelle-Nadal with a giant cutout head of Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon

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