Words and Images from Ferguson

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"These are not human targets. These are our babies," protesters in front of City Hall. Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Newsweek reporter Alexander Nazaryan traveled to Ferguson, Missouri, to report on the days of unrest and protest that followed the shooting of a black teenager, Michael Brown, by a white police officer. He brought back quotes from residents and protesters.

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"I can't sleep at night," a woman standing just a few feet away from where Michael Brown was shot. Joshua Lott/AFP/Getty
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"We are sticking together for once," Reno Ward, 32. Joe Raedle/Getty
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"Come out here, you know what's right and wrong," Protester to two white men standing in a doorway, watching the standoff between police and protesters Scott Olson/Getty
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"The only good cop is a dead cop," graffiti near the epicenter of Wednesday night's riot. Scott Olson/Getty
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"They're trying to make it a Gaza Strip," Jetaun Rodgers. Lucas Jackson/Reuters
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"People lost. They don't know what to believe," Treyvo, 19. Charlie Riedel/AP
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"It's very bad in St. Louis. The police think they are untouchable," Benjamin Hoover, 67. Joshua Lott/AFP/Getty
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"The dogs, the tear gas… It haven't gotten no better," James Cias, 61, who grew up in Mississippi during the Civil Rights era Joe Raedle/Getty
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"I fucking hate Ferguson," a teenager entering Ferguson Public Library Lucas Jackson/Reuters
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"They're not from our community," Ferguson resident, on those who started riot. Lucas Jackson/Reuters