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Director's Choice St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Terrell Williams El, comforts his daughter Sharell Williams, 9, as Temika Williams, 6, (bottom) stays close to her mom Shamika Williams (right), near a line of police in riot gear on West Florissant Ave. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. People were drawn to West Florissant Avenue to protest against police violence against the community. Police often showed up to the protests in riot gear and armored trucks which antagonized the crowd.