Digital image of a protester holding a Black Lives Matter sign

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Photograph by
Gibbs, Jermaine, American
Subject of
Gray, Freddie, American, 1990 - 2015
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 3280pixels × 4298pixels
Type
digital images
Place captured
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date
April 25, 2015
Caption
This image was captured on April 25, 2015, the day of a major peace rally and later uprisings in Baltimore following the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. Gray died from spinal cord injuries sustained while in police custody.
Description
This black and white digital image depicts a protester holding a Black Lives Matter sign. A woman in the crowd is holding a sign that reads [BLACK / LIVES / MATTER]. She is wearing a light-colored cable knit sweater and sunglasses. In the background another protester is holding a sign that reads [IT'S 2015 / WHY IS THIS STILL HAPPENING].
46.26 MB
Topic
African American
Activism
Justice
Local and regional
Race relations
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jermaine Gibbs
Object number
2016.61.11
Restrictions & Rights
© Jermaine Gibbs
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Jermaine Johnson/Gibbs Photography Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture