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Ferguson protests spread nationwide

Protesters vandalize a police vehicle outside of the Ferguson city hall on Nov. 25 in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Protesters vandalize a police vehicle outside of the Ferguson city hall on Nov. 25 in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Ferguson, Mo. isn't the only place where people are upset.

Following the grand jury decision on Nov. 24 not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, Ferguson erupted in protests and riots. Those demonstrations have since spread nationwide.

The majority of demonstrations have been peaceful, with protesters marching on highways and blocking traffic in cities like New York and Atlanta. However, some property damage and looting have resulted from protests in Oakland, Calif.

Click through to see pictures from the protests across the country.

Oakland, Calif.

A firefighter works to extinguish a blaze ignited by protesters and spanning four lanes of Telegraph Avenue in Oakland, Calif. on Nov. 25, a day after the announcement that a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.

A man leaves a looted T-Mobile store in Oakland on Nov. 25. Protesters briefly shut down two major freeways, vandalized police cars and looted businesses in downtown Oakland, smashing windows at cell phone stores, car dealerships, restaurants and convenience stores on a second night of protests.

Stuck motorists wait for police to clear demonstrators from Interstate 580 in Oakland on Nov. 24. Several thousand protesters marched through Oakland.

(AP Photos/Noah Berger)

New York, N.Y.

Protesters march on Manhattan's FDR Drive after blocking traffic during a march on Nov. 25.

Protesters walk on FDR Drive after shutting down traffic during a rally and march in support of the people of Ferguson on the second night of protests in New York on Nov. 25.

(AP Photos/Kathy Willens)

A police officer holds a Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD), or sound cannon, as they block protestors on a march through Times Square on Nov. 25.

(AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Washington, D.C.

Protestors burn two American flags during a protest in the Chinatown area of Washington on Nov. 25.

(AP Photo/Alex Brandon) 

Atlanta, Ga.

Protesters block all lanes of Interstate 75/85 northbound near the state capitol building in Atlanta, Ga. on Nov. 25.

Traffic is snarled after protesters marched through the downtown area and blocked all lanes of Interstate 75/85 northbound in Atlanta.

(AP Photos/David Tulis)

Detroit, Mich.

Protesters march in Detroit on Nov. 25.

(AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Minneapolis, Minn.

Students rally at the University of Minnesota to protest police brutality on Nov. 25 in Minneapolis. One student holds up a picture 18-year-old Michael Brown.

(AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Los Angeles, Calif.

Los Angeles police officers stop traffic on the U.S. 101 near downtown Los Angeles after a small group of protesters, who sat down in a bus lane alongside the freeway, were arrested on Nov. 26. Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck says a total of nine people were arrested at the midmorning protest.

(AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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