TOKYO-2020 Editorial / Political

Black Life Matter

  • Prize
    Silver in Editorial/Political
  • Photographer
    Beata Wolniewicz
  • Photo Date

These are the shots that show my view after the worst time in the States in late May and early June after George Floyd in Minneapolis died. One of the main themes of the photos is anger, hope, faith that this is the last time an African American voice will be finally heard. A voice of hope and pain to end racism and equal treatment of black people. Subsequent slogans: Black Lives Matter or I can't breathe ... became known around the world like the words of Martin Luther King "I have a dream ... The whole world is watching the United States closely as it deals with racism and police brutality.