The death of George Floyd – a 46-year-old Black man – on May 25 in Minneapolis, U.S. as he was being detained by four police officers sparked fury across the United States, but has also proven to be the catalyst for anti-racism movements around the world. The shocking killing that was captured on video and shared widely on social media has galvanized millions of people into taking action, with protesters filling the streets and taking to social media. Demonstrations against police brutality have grown into calls for equality in society, with the anti-racism movement largely unifying behind the ‘Black Lives Matter’ message that has now spread across the globe. Agora, a photography app company that compiles photographs submitted by its users – both amateur and professional – and that runs photography awards to showcase the best submissions has released a series of images taken during the Black Lives Matter movement as part of the company’s own #StopRacism campaign. The 48 images have been voted as the best by the app’s users, and as those that best reflect the message of the campaign. The $1000 reward for the contest’s most-voted-for photograph will instead be donated equally to the Black Lives Matter,… Read full this story
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