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George Floyd death: ‘This is why we are protesting’

Probal Rashid
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A U.S. police officer’s killing of George Floyd, an African American man in Minnesota, on May 25 sparked protests throughout the United States and around the world against racial injustice and police brutality.  
 
People have been gathering en masse for the first time in months since COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. They’re mad about George Floyd, but it runs deeper than that. They’re also incensed by the shooting deaths of Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Philando Castile, Walter Scott, and many other black people at the hands of police. 
 
As protests spread across America and the world demand justice for Floyd, those final words made their way onto COVID-19 masks. Once just the symbol of a virus that attacks the lungs, the face mask has become a protest sign of anti-racism.  

 

This exhibition is outdoors. Please check what COVID-19 restrictions are in place before you visit.

Probal Rashid is a Bangladeshi documentary photographer based in Washington D.C. He has a post-graduate Diploma in Photojournalism from Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism (ACFJ) at Ateneo De Manila University, Philippines. He also holds an MBA.  
 
His works have been published in many prominent national and international newspapers and magazines such as Los Angeles Times, National Geographic, Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post and the Guardian. He has exhibited his work worldwide and received numerous awards.   

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