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In pictures: Police and protesters clash in Ferguson

Demonstrators mark the one year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

By June Eric-Udorie

Protesters hold up a “Black Lives Matter” placard.

A demonstrator confronts police during the protest.

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Two women speak to each other through masks at the demonstration.

A young boy looks at a man with gunshot wounds lying in a parking lot.

Police detain a demonstrator.

A woman is silhouetted as she yells to the crowd.

Protester holds up a sign during a civil disobedience action.

A man is arrested. 

Demonstrators marking the anniversary face off with the police.

A young woman is detained.

All photos: Getty Images