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

Protesters throw their hands in the air on social media

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:

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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