Local activists and students protesting the recent Missouri grand jury decision to not indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown assembled in front of the Santa Barbara County Courthouse before marching down the streets of the city.

Photo credits: Christina DeMarzo, Will Tran

A local activist speaks to the crowd in front of the Santa Barbara County Courthouse. Protesters initially congregated in front of the Courthouse before marching onto the streets. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

A local activist speaks to the crowd in front of the Santa Barbara County Courthouse. Protesters initially congregated in front of the Courthouse before marching onto the streets. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Protesters holding candles in memory of Michael Brown listen to a speaker in front of the Santa Barbara County Courthouse. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Protesters holding candles in memory of Michael Brown listen to a speaker in front of the Santa Barbara County Courthouse. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Proteters bearing signs in support for Mike Brown  and decrying the Missouri grand jury decision on Monday congregate in front of the Santa Barbara County Courthouse. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Protesters bearing signs in support for Mike Brown and decrying the Missouri grand jury decision on Monday congregate in front of the Santa Barbara County Courthouse. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Protesters march down State Street in Santa Barbara. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Protesters march down State Street in Santa Barbara. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Proteters march down State Street in Santa Barbara. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Protesters march down State Street in downtown Santa Barbara. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Protesters and police stand off on the intersection of Carillo and Bath Streets in Santa Barbara. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Protesters and police stand off on the intersection of Carillo and Bath Streets in downtown Santa Barbara. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Protesters illuminated by strobes from the police chant in front of a line formed by police officers. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Protesters illuminated by police lights chant in front of a line formed by police officers. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

A woman walks between police officers and protesters. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

A woman walks between police officers and protesters. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

A Santa Barbara police office in riot gear is illuminated by police lights. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

A Santa Barbara police officer in riot gear is illuminated by police lights. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Protesters chant slogans while sitting on the intersection of State and Carillo Streets in Santa Barbara. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Protesters chant slogans while sitting on the intersection of State and Carillo Streets in Santa Barbara. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Protesters chant slogans while sitting on the intersection of State and Carillo Streets in Santa Barbara. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Protesters chant slogans while sitting on the intersection of State and Carillo Streets in Santa Barbara. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Proteters bearing signs in support for Mike Brown march down State Street in Santa Barbara. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Protesters bearing signs in support for Mike Brown march down State Street in Santa Barbara. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

A candlelight vigil for Mike Brown was held at the AS Pardall Center on Tuesday night. (WILL TRAN/DAILY NEXUS)

A candlelight vigil for Mike Brown was held at the A.S. Pardall Center on Tuesday night. Will Tran/Daily Nexus

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