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Ferguson protests: Key video

What do Ferguson mothers think?

The BBC spoke to eight mothers all over Ferguson and found that many are struggling to find a balance between highlighting the importance of this moment while letting their children continue a normal routine.

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Media captionWhat should Ferguson mothers tell their children?

Ferguson policeman: 'I did my job right'

The police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager, in Ferguson says he has a clear conscience as he was doing his job correctly.

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Media captionOfficer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed Michael Brown: "I know I did my job right"

Obama: 'This is an American problem'

US President Barack Obama condemned the violence and said that the discontent expressed by communities needed to be addressed not just in Ferguson, but across the United States.

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Media captionUS President Barack Obama: "The problem is not just a Ferguson problem, it's an American problem"

Footage reveals scale of devastation

The decision of a grand jury not to indict a police officer following the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager sparked widespread unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday night.