The Pyrrhic Victory of “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” in Photos

By Allen Murabayashi


In August, Scott Olson’s photo of a defiant, kneeling man, captured the all the complexity and emotion of the tragedy in Ferguson. TIME featured a vertical crop on their cover.

Artist Eric Drooker credited Olson as the inspiration for an oil painting used as a New Yorker cover in the same week.

This week in Ferguson, MI, a grand jury decided against indicting Officer Darren Wilson. A wave of protests ensued, and Getty photographer Justin Sullivan captured this incredible silhouette of a man with his hands up rimmed by the light of cop cars.

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