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Shopping street in the center of Lisbon
View from Ijen
Havana intersection
A moment of love and sunset
The Dark Night
Himalayan Porter
father and son
Water Works
Leave us some space
My Life Matters
The Age of Innocence
Morning at the temple
View from Castelo de São Jorge in Lisbon
Dreaming of Pegasus
Sleeping Beauty
Hanging Lake
full of emotions
Rice fields, water, mountains, and clouds in rural Vietnam.
the  visitors
14th Annual Photo Contest
My Life Matters

This photo was taken during a march down Fifth Avenue to Times Square in New York City. In reaction to recent shootings of unarmed black men and women, a Black Lives Matter march was staged. I took part in the march and found this photo very powerful. A young black boy was sitting on the shoulders of his mother, who was white. The back of his shirt said "My Life Matters". I found this powerful because his mixed ethnicity symbolizes the union of two races and tolerance, while it also shows his vulnerability to these shootings, because of the color of his skin. He is our future, and his life matters.

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Trey Thomas.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2016
Total Views: 11
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 70D
Focal Length: 16mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f5.6
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PHOTO LOCATION New York City, New York, United States of America