August 21rst, 2014 Ferguson, MO. Clara Thornton, 87, of North St Louis, posed for a portrait in her car on the corner of West Florissant and Ferguson on Thursday evening. " I love peace and harmony and joy." She said, " And I'm praying for both sides, black and white, we're all children of god."
On August 9th in Ferguson, MO, police officer Darren Wilson shot 18 year old Michael Brown 6 times, killing him. The Ferguson community reacted with protests against the killing of the unarmed boy, and clashes between police and protesters ensued, capturing national media attention, attracting supporters, and onlookers from all over the country, and resulting in scores of arrests. An investigation has begun into the conduct of Darren Wilson, as protests continue daily on West Florissant and Ferguson Avenues just a few blocks from where Brown was killed.