No Justice

Collection with 15 media items created by zenner

United States 04 Dec 2020 17:53

In Wisconsin, in Ohio, in Michigan and in Kentucky I have witnessed family members grieve their loved ones who were killed at the hands of the Police. It is hard to articulate the pain that is present even just being in the room at a memorial for a loved one who was killed by the police. There is so much that feels incomplete for these families, because of the way the individuals passed. 


2020 unlike any other year during my existence has precipitated a desire of the people of the United States to advocate on behalf of the families who have lost loved ones at the hands of the police. These photos have been taken over many months, and I hope they show the faith and vitality evident in the movement that is on behalf of Black Lives. The movement has crossed states and is unique in each community, but is bound by a solidarity to make change and prevent further grief. 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
By zenner
07 Nov 2020

At the center of the memorial for Aura Rosser is a picture of her before she died in Ann Arbor, Mich. on Nov. 8, 2020. Demonstrators turned out in Ann Arbor for the “Say Her Name: Aura Rosser” rally, candlelight vigil and march, which was in response to the police shooting of Aura Rosser, a black woman who struggled with mental illness.

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Columbus, Ohio
By zenner
04 Jun 2020

Columbus Police enforce curfew in riot gear in Columbus, Ohio on June 5, 2020. After the riots following the death of George Floyd Columbus instated a citywide curfew at 10pm.

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Columbus, Ohio
By zenner
17 Jul 2020

Counter protesters in support of Black Lives take control of the area in front of the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio counting it a victory on July 18, 2020. The original protest in front of the Statehouse was called “Stand for Freedom Ohio!: Anti-Mask Civil Disobedience Rally” and it featured a plethora of different peoples from families to right wing militia groups.

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Columbus, Ohio
By zenner
30 Jul 2020

Columbus Police arrest protesters who stand in front of cars the CPD are trying to tow in front of the Fraternal Order of Police in Columbus, Ohio on July 31, 2020. In an effort to put pressure on the Fraternal Order of Police protesters against police brutality demonstrated in the FOP’s parking lot, and also strategically placed their cars at the entrance and exit of the lot during the demonstration.

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Columbus, Ohio
By zenner
29 May 2020

Man with basketball watches Columbus Police in riot gear walk in front of a residential area in Columbus, Ohio on May 30, 2020. Columbus saw many riots throughout the day in response to the police killing of George Floyd on May 25, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
By zenner
07 Nov 2020

Man holds up paper detailing police brutality to Aura Rosser, and to many other Afterican Americans over the past months in Ann Arbor, Mich. on Nov. 8, 2020. Demonstrators turned out in Ann Arbor for the “Say Her Name: Aura Rosser” rally, candlelight vigil and march, which was in response to the police shooting of Aura Rosser, a black woman who struggled with mental illness.

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Louisiville , Kentucky
By zenner
23 Sep 2020

Protester in support of Black Lives stands on a statue in Jefferson Square Park while protesters rally for a march in reaction to the Grand Jury decision concerning the police officers who killed Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Ky. on Sept. 24, 2020. The police officers involved in Breonna Taylor’s death were not charged specifically for killing Taylor.

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Louisville, Kentucky
By zenner
04 Sep 2020

A protester in support of Black Lives stands in front of a line of Louisville Police officers following the retreat of 2nd Amendment protesters from Louisville Metro Hall on in Louisville, Ky. on Sept. 5, 2020. Many believe the 2nd Amendment protesters made a display of force in reaction to the Not Fucking Around Coalition’s promise to show a presence on the day of the Kentucky Derby.

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Louisville , Kentucky
By zenner
23 Sep 2020

Reverend Tim, a non-local reverend, talks with police about letting the protesters who marched from Jefferson Square Park to the First Unitarian Church of Louisville stay in the church overnight to avoid curfew violations in Louisville, Kentucky on September 24, 2020.

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Columbus, Ohio
By zenner
21 Oct 2020

Melissa McFadden speaks to her supporters on the steps of the Columbus Division of Police with Cynthia Brown (to her left) in Columbus, Ohio on Oct. 22, 2020.
McFadden, a 24 year veteran of the CPD, held a protest to support in support of her recently released book condemning racism within the CPD called Walking the Thin Black Line.

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Louisville, Kentucky
By zenner
04 Sep 2020

Grandmaster Jay, the leader of the Not Fucking Around Coalition (NFAC), a Black militia, thinks before he responds to questions from press at G. G. Moore Park in Louisville, Kentucky on September 5, 2020. The NFAC showed up outside of Churchill Downs on the day of the Kentucky Derby to demand the police officers who killed Breonna Taylor be arrested.

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Detroit, Michigan
By zenner
12 Nov 2020

Detroit Will Breathe, an activist group against police brutality and for Black Lives, organized a "Chief Craig Resign" night march in downtown Detroit to protest the treatment of members of their group by the Detroit Police Department. Detroit Will Breathe claims their peaceful protesters have been sent to the hospital by the Detroit Police, while right wing protesters were not mistreated by the DPD during their protests inside and outside of the TCF Center during the counting of the presidential election votes in Detroit, Mich. on Nov. 11, 2020.

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Louisville, Kentucky
By zenner
24 Sep 2020

Breonna Taylor's mother, Tamika Palmer is supported by her legal team, friends and family at a press conference addressing the grand jury decision concerning the police who killed Taylor, while Breonna Taylor's aunt, Bianca Austin, addresses the press on behalf of the family Sept. 25, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. Austin started her address saying, “I never had faith in Daniel Cameron (The Attorney General of Kentucky) to begin with…” and continued to list each part of the judicial and executive parts of the government that failed Breonna Taylor from Attorney General Cameron, to the investigative staff, to police officers and ending with, “The system as a whole has failed her.”

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Gahanna, Ohio
By zenner
10 Jun 2020

Two boys hold candles at the candlelight vigil in support of Black Lives in Gahanna, Ohio on June 11, 2020. Following the death of George Floyd Gahanna organized their own march to the Gahanna City Hall, which culminated with a moment of silence for those who have died as a result of racism.

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Columbus, Ohio
By zenner
16 Sep 2020

Julius Tate's sister, Maryam Mouhammad (standing with the white mask), grandmother, Gabrielle Johnson (next to Mouhammad) and mother, Jamita Malone (in the baseball cap), mourn together at the memorial site of Tate's shooting by police on Mount Vernon Ave in Columbus, Ohio on Sept. 17, 2020. Tate was shot and killed by police in 2018, but multiple different accounts of the interaction between Tate and police have caused unrest in Columbus. Mouhammad, Tate's now 16 year old sister, organized 16 days of protest in Columbus to put pressure on the Columbus Board of Education to get Tate's Diploma awarded to him.