Scenes From Ferguson Protests Around the Country

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Americans all over the country took to the streets Monday night in reaction to a grand jury decision to not indict police officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in August. Protests grew after the decision was announced at 8 p.m., and while many were peaceful, other protesters expressed their anger through violence and looting.

Here are scenes from Ferguson protests around the country.

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Demonstrators wait outside the Ferguson police department for the grand jury's announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images
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Protesters stand with their hands up during a demonstration on November 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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People stand in front of one of many burning buildings after the riot erupted when the grand jury announced they will not indict white Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of black 18-year old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on November 24, 2014.Photo: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
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A police officer points a shotgun at protesters during a demonstration on November 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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A protester retreats after being treated for tear gas as demonstrators protest the death of 18-year-old unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, who was shot to death by a white police officer, in Ferguson on November 24, 2014. Photo: Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images
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Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown, is escorted away from in front of the Ferguson police department after a grand jury's decision was delivered on November 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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Police guard the Ferguson police department as demonstrators wait for the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images
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A Ferguson firefighter surveys rubble at a strip mall that was set on fire when rioting erupted following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 25, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images
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Demonstrators wait outside the Ferguson police department for the grand jury's announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes-violent protests in Ferguson. On November 24, 2014, a grand jury declined to indict Officer Wilson.Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images
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A police officer runs from a burning squad car after it was set on fire by demonstrators during a protest following the grand jury announcement on November 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images
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Protesters run away after police deployed tear gas during a demonstration on November 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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Police guard the Ferguson police department as rioting erupts following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images
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New York City: Two women embrace during a moment of silence after learning that Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown on August 9, would not be indicted by a grand jury on November 24, 2014.Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images
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New York City: Protesters march through the streets of New York after learning that Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown on August 9, would not be indicted by a grand jury on November 24, 2014.Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images
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Los Angeles, CA, November 24, 2014: Protesters lie down in a major intersection to block traffic in reaction to the grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images
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Chicago, IL, November 24, 2014: Protesters react to the St. Louis grand jury decision not to indict Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images
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Los Angeles, CA, November 24, 2014: Protesters shut down traffic by blocking the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills after marching from Leimert Park in reaction to the grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.Photo: David McNew/Getty Images
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New York City, November 25, 2014: Protesters react to the St. Louis grand jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.Photo: Justin Heiman/Getty Images
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New York City, November 24, 2014: People protest against the death of Michael Brown before learning that police officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown on August 9, would not be indicted by a grand jury.Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images
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Chicago, IL, November 24, 2014: Protesters react to the St. Louis grand jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.Photo: Tasos Katopodis/2014 Getty Images
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Chicago, IL, November 24, 2014: Protesters react to the St. Louis grand jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images
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New York City, November 24, 2014: Protesters march through the streets of New York after learning that Darren Wilson, who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown on August 9, would not be indicted by a grand jury.Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images
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Los Angeles, CA, November 24, 2014: Protesters shut down traffic by blocking the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills after marching from Leimert Park in reaction to the grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.Photo: David McNew/Getty Images
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New York City, November 25, 2014: Protesters react to the St. Louis grand jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.Photo: Justin Heiman/Getty Images
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New York City, November 24, 2014: Protesters march through the streets of New York after learning that Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown on August 9, would not be indicted by a grand jury.Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images
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Chicago, IL, November 24, 2014: Protesters react to the St. Louis grand jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images
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Los Angeles, CA, November 24, 2014: Protesters block traffic at the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills after marching from Leimert Park in reaction to the grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.Photo: David McNew/Getty Images
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New York City, November 24, 2014: People protest against the death of Michael Brown before learning that Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown on August 9, would not be indicted by a grand jury.Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images
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Los Angeles, CA, November 24, 2014: A man in Leimert Park holds up pictures following the grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.Photo: David McNew/Getty Images
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New York City, November 24, 2014: Protesters march through Times Square after learning that Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown on August 9, would not be indicted by a grand jury.Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images
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Chicago, IL, November 24, 2014: Protesters react to the St. Louis grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images
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Chicago, IL, November 24, 2014: Protesters react to the St. Louis grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images
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Los Angeles, November 24, 2014: Protesters shut down traffic by blocking the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills after marching from Leimert Park in reaction to the grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.Photo: David McNew/Getty Images