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  • Writer's pictureSheila Pree Bright


Updated: Aug 12, 2021

PROTEST.RESILIENCE.IDENTITY at Soho Photo Gallery in New York through September 5, 2021.Featuring 'Mothers March On' mural.

These are mothers whose children have died at the hands of the police. The work echoes Richard Avedon’s iconic photograph of civil rights leader Julian Bond, co-founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.

Eric Garner’s mother is in the center of the photograph surrounded by from left :

Tynesha Tilson-Joseph (Atlanta) Wanda Johnson(Oakland, CA) Felicia Thomas(Atlanta) Gwen Carr (New York) Monteria Robinson (Atlanta) Dr. Roslyn Pope, author of An Appeal for Human Rights (Atlanta) Dalphine Jabril Robinson (Atlanta) Patricia Scott (Atlanta) Montye Benjamin(Atlanta) Samaria Rice(Cleveland)

©2021 Sheila Pree Bright, 'Mothers March On' Archival Inkjet Print , 2019

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