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These Magazine Covers On Ferguson Are Chilling

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1. On Friday, the New Yorker released the cover for its upcoming issue on the crisis in Ferguson.

In an eerie illustration that resembles an oil painting, a number of figures illuminated by headlights from a military tank raise their hands above their heads in tribute to Michael Brown.

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3. The New Yorker isn’t the only national magazine to dedicate its cover to the ongoing clashes in the Missouri town where police office Darren Wilson shot 18-year-old Michael Brown earlier this month.

In their covers released on Thursday, Time and Businessweek both made reference to the now-iconic phrase used by protesters, “Hands up, don’t shoot.” The Time cover shows a man kneeling in front of what appears to be a tank, while the Businessweek cover shows a child raising her hands.

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5. Both images were taken by photographer Scott Olson, who was arrested in Ferguson earlier this month.

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