Howard Dont Shoot Ferguson
Howard University students pose with their hands raised in Cramton Auditorium in Washington on Aug. 13, 2014.  Howard University

#Dontshoot Protesters Outraged by Ferguson Teen's Death Throw Up Their Hands on Instagram

Aug 19, 2014

Four days after Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., students at Howard University gathered for this picture with their faces plaintive and their hands:

https://twitter.com/The_Blackness48/statuses/499714499688300545

Since then, similar images of groups around the nation -- from other college students, to teachers to churches -- have spread across social media under the hashtag "#Dontshoot."

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