November 25, 2014
More than 150 activists marched from Second Missionary Baptist Church along Broadway and Eighth Street to the courthouse for a rally organized by the Columbia chapter of NAACP, Faith Voices, Grass Roots Organizing and local churches on Tuesday. Among the refrains the activists chanted during the march were "Hands up, don't shoot!" and "Hey hey, ho ho, those racist cops have got to go!"
Carl Kenney, associate pastor of Bethel Church and executive committee member of African American Clergy Coalition of mid-Missouri, leads local clergy and activists in prayer at the close of a rally protesting the lack of grand jury indictment of police officer Darren Wilson in the amphitheater next to the courthouse on Tuesday. Kenney was one of several local clergy members who spoke about grief, hope and justice at the rally.
Activists listen to local clergy speak during a rally organized by the Columbia chapter of NAACP, Faith Voices, Grass Roots Organizing and local churches in the amphitheater next to the courthouse on Tuesday. Columbia was one of 115 cities in which marches, protests and rallies were held to channel participants' grief and outrage at the lack of a grand jury indictment of police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri.
Hickman High School's head wrestling coach Dan Pieper talks to Caleb Adjokatse, 15, about weight. Weight is important in wrestling, Adjokatse said, because you train with stronger wrestlers in order to be stronger against wrestlers your size in competition.
Hickman High School's head coach Dan Pieper watches Jeremiah Kent and Jarom Tia during wrestling practice after school on Friday.
Head wrestling coach Dan Pieper coaches the Hickman High School wrestling team after school on Friday.
Purdue forward Vince Edwards tries to control a rebound with Missouri forward Johnathan Williams III, bottom right, as Purdue center A.J. Hammons, bottom left, look on while in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Maui Invitational on Tuesday in Lahaina, Hawaii. Purdue beat Missouri 82-61.
St. Louis Blues' Jori Lehtera, No. 12, battles Ottawa Senators' Colin Greening, No. 14, for the loose puck in front of St. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott, No. 1, in the first period of a NHL hockey game on Tuesday in St. Louis.
In this Oct. 24 photo, members of the Department of Defense's Ebola Military Medical Support Team go through special training at San Antonio Military Medical Center in San Antonio. Even small clusters of Ebola cases could overwhelm parts of US medical care system, according to an Associated Press review of readiness at hospitals and other components of the emergency medical network.
An employee works at a refinery inside the Brega oil complex, on Feb. 26, 2011, in eastern Libya. OPEC produces one-third of the world’s oil and, in theory, at least, can affect global oil prices depending on how much oil it decides to sell. In reality, OPEC member countries have different, often conflicting priorities and don’t adhere to the cartel’s official targets for production.
Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry emerges from the team's tunnel prior to a game. Berry, who is on leave from the squad as doctors assess a mass found in his chest that might be lymphoma, has received ongoing support from teammates and others after the announcement Monday.
Missouri middle blocker Whitney Little sends the ball back over the net during a volleyball match against Auburn University on Oct. 10 at Hearnes Center. Little set her ninth school record at the game, this one for all-time block assists. Missouri beat Auburn 3-0.
Missouri middle blocker Whitney Little celebrates a point during a volleyball match against Auburn University on Oct. 10 at Hearnes Center. Little set her ninth school record, this one for all-time block assists, during the game.
Members of the Battle High School football team watch a video of football highlights during a pep rally on Tuesday. Battle High will play Nixa High School in the Class 5 championship on Friday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. This is Battle High's first year of playoff eligibility.
Battle High School wide receiver Jerron Key pushes assistant coach Cedric Alvis off a tricycle during a relay race on Tuesday at a pep rally. Key, Alvis and the other players wore sweatpants and sweatshirts stuffed with 20 balloons as they raced around the gym on tricycles while carrying a football.
Battle High School defensive back Kole Hinton claps along with his teammates during a Tuesday pep rally celebrating the team's recent football victories.
Battle High School wide receiver Jerron Key takes off a pair of balloon-filled sweatpants on Tuesday during a relay race at a pep rally celebrating the football team's postseason victories.
Brock Alsept of Moscow Mills, Missouri, sweeps up glass in front of a store that was damaged Monday evening after a grand jury announced it would not indict officer Darren Wilson.
Shan Zhao, owner of On On Chop Suey restaurant, looks at his business while cleaning up on Tuesday in Ferguson, Missouri. Zhao's business was damaged in overnight protests following a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the killing of unarmed black teenager.
Workers dig in the parking lot of a building Tuesday in Ferguson, Missouri, after it was burned in overnight protests following a grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown.