PHOTOS: 30 of the Most Captivating Images from This Week's Turbulence in Ferguson

Sunday, Aug. 9 marked the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown, and thousands of protestors took to the street, continuing to demand justice for the unarmed 18-year-old. Dozens were arrested during the demonstrations, and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency. The state of emergency was lifted earlier today as protests have begun to taper off. Here, we document the most captivating images from this tumultuous week.

Joslyn Blair Aug, 14, 2015

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A fire blower protests with demonstrators during a march at the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson

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Children play as a part of a marching band during a march of solidarity on West Florissant Avenue.

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The memorial of Michael Brown Jr. in Canfield Apartments in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Activist Cornel West chats with people as he leaves the Canfield Green Apartments where Michael Brown was killed following a memorial service marking the anniversary of his death.

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Teen demonstrators pause for a photo as they march along West Florrisant Street.

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Drummers protest along West Florrisant Street.

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Police stand guard as demonstrators protest along West Florrisant Street.

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Demonstrators ride on a car while protesting along West Florrisant.

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 Demonstrators shout and march along West Florrisant Street in the pouring rain.

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A demonstrator stops to take a selfie while protesting along West Florrisant Street.

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Demonstrators stage a die in along West Florrisant Street in the rain.

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Michael Brown Sr. (front, center)  leads a march from the location where his son Michael Brown Jr. was shot and killed following a memorial service marking the anniversary of his death.

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A Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper walks past detained demonstrators on US Interstate 70 in Earth City, Missouri. St. Louis County declared a state of emergency Monday following a night of unrest in Ferguson, after a teenager was charged with shooting at police officers.

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Deray McKesson, an avid protestor and frontline activist, is seen  in St. Louis, Missouri. "So much of the work in the past year was focused on exposing and convincing and saying to people 'this is what happened' and 'this is what's wrong', 'believe me and listen'," he told AFP.

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A face painted demonstrator puts up a peace sign during a march of solidarity in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Protestors wave upside down flags outside the Ferguson Police Department.

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 A demonstrator confronts police during a protest along West Florrisant Street.

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Demonstrators, marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown, march along West Florrisant Street in the rain. There are reports that two people were shot.

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A demonstrator is arrested during a protest marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown along West Florrisant. More than 100 people were arrested on August 10th during protests in Ferguson and the St. Louis area.

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A woman holds a poster with the picture of police officer Darren Wilson,who shot and killed Michael Brown during a memorial rally in Union Square in New York City.

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Demonstrators stage a die-in during a Michael Brown memorial protest in Brooklyn, New York.

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A demonstrator is arrested during a protest marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown along West Florrisant Street.

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Demonstrators, marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown, protest along West Florrisant Street holding "Black Lives Matter" signs.

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A member of the Oath Keepers walks with his personal weapon on the street during protests in Ferguson. The Oath Keepers organization says its members (all former military, police and first responders) pledge to "defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic."

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A young woman is detained by police during a standoff on West Florissant Avenue.

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A police officer watches demonstrators.

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A man gestures as police look on during a civil disobedience action on West Florissant Avenue.

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Demonstrators protest along West Florrisant Street and from the rooftops.

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A member of the Oath Keepers walks with his personal weapon on the street during protests.

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A demonstrator with a megaphone protests along West Florrisant Street.

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