Black Lives Matter Protest at 161 and High Street, June 2, 2020

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Black Lives Matter Protest at 161 and High Street, June 2, 2020 is a picture, with genre photograph.

It was created on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

Jennifer Simcic is the Photographer.

This photograph shows participants in a Black Lives Matter protest on the southwest corner of 161 and High Street in Worthington. Participants hold signs stating "Black Lives Matter" and "Silence is Violence." Passing cars honked to show their support. Protestors wore masks due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Black Lives Matter protests of 2020 began at the end of May, following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, along with a history of systemic racism and police brutality against Black people. Tens of millions of people in cities across the United States and world participated in the protests. A July 3, 2020 article in “The New York Times” estimated that the Black Lives Matter protests of 2020 may be the largest movement in United States history. Worthington was the site of several protests.

It covers the topics racism, Black Lives Matter Protests, police and race relations.

It covers the city Worthington. It covers the area Old Worthington.

The original is in a private collection.

This file was born digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Memory identification code is wcd0329.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on September 24, 2020. It was last updated December 12, 2020.