Ferguson, Missouri

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 Millennial Activists United leaders, Brittany (left) and Alexis, stand quartered off into a dark side street by St. Louis police during a nighttime protest; repeating the words of Asata Shakur 42 times in honor of the days since Mike Brown’s death. “It is our duty to fight for our freedom; it is our duty to win. We must love and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.”

Millennial Activists United leaders, Brittany (left) and Alexis, stand quartered off into a dark side street by St. Louis police during a nighttime protest; repeating the words of Asata Shakur 42 times in honor of the days since Mike Brown’s death. “It is our duty to fight for our freedom; it is our duty to win. We must love and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.”

 More than 300 clergy gather in the Ferguson, MO police department parking lot, holding vigil with song and prayer for four and a half hours in remembrance of the time Mike Brown’s body lay in the street.

More than 300 clergy gather in the Ferguson, MO police department parking lot, holding vigil with song and prayer for four and a half hours in remembrance of the time Mike Brown’s body lay in the street.

 Propped up by the arms of strangers, Minister Elle Down recovers from having been pushed to the ground while in prayer by a police officer with his riot shield, gathered with more than 300 clergy in the parking lot of the Ferguson police department.

Propped up by the arms of strangers, Minister Elle Down recovers from having been pushed to the ground while in prayer by a police officer with his riot shield, gathered with more than 300 clergy in the parking lot of the Ferguson police department.

 A memorial is formed in the front yard of 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers Jr., killed by an off-duty St. Louis police officer on October 8, 2014, just months after the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.

A memorial is formed in the front yard of 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers Jr., killed by an off-duty St. Louis police officer on October 8, 2014, just months after the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.

 Alexis (left) and Brittany confront a police officer as the vigil for Vonderrit Myers Jr. is interrupted with an order to disperse. 

Alexis (left) and Brittany confront a police officer as the vigil for Vonderrit Myers Jr. is interrupted with an order to disperse. 

 Nighttime marches swell beyond the confines of West Florissant in Ferguson, MO, in response to the killing of Vonderrit Myers Jr., repeatedly shutting down Shaw avenue.

Nighttime marches swell beyond the confines of West Florissant in Ferguson, MO, in response to the killing of Vonderrit Myers Jr., repeatedly shutting down Shaw avenue.

 Having come prepared for the worst, T-Dub (left) and Rika practice putting on their gas masks in front of the Ferguson police department, waiting for the Grand Jury announcement in the case against officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Mike Brown.

Having come prepared for the worst, T-Dub (left) and Rika practice putting on their gas masks in front of the Ferguson police department, waiting for the Grand Jury announcement in the case against officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Mike Brown.

 Leading up to the Grand Jury announcement, young activists with Tribe-X shut down wealthy parts of Saint Louis, MO, with protests and die-ins.

Leading up to the Grand Jury announcement, young activists with Tribe-X shut down wealthy parts of Saint Louis, MO, with protests and die-ins.

 Multi-faith clergy pray for justice and peace in the parking lot of the Ferguson police department, calling them to repent of their racist policing practices.

Multi-faith clergy pray for justice and peace in the parking lot of the Ferguson police department, calling them to repent of their racist policing practices.

 Young boys from the community come out to watch the protests on West Florissant in Ferguson, MO just days after Mike Brown’s death.

Young boys from the community come out to watch the protests on West Florissant in Ferguson, MO just days after Mike Brown’s death.

 Alexis leads the crowd of hundreds in a chant of, “No justice – no peace!” as they shut down a major intersection in St. Louis, MO.

Alexis leads the crowd of hundreds in a chant of, “No justice – no peace!” as they shut down a major intersection in St. Louis, MO.

 Teargas rains down on protestors in front of the Ferguson police department, as they protest in response to the non-indictment of officer Darren Wilson’s in the killing of Mike Brown.

Teargas rains down on protestors in front of the Ferguson police department, as they protest in response to the non-indictment of officer Darren Wilson’s in the killing of Mike Brown.


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