19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
A protester dances in front of Nellie's Sports Bar in Washington, D.C.

Following an incident in June 2021 in which a Black woman was dragged by her hair down the stairs of Nellie's Sports Bar in Shaw, Washington D.C., the Boycott Nellie's movement formed. Weekly block parties every Friday outside of the bar began in early summer, with the goal of pursuing justice through Black joy and resilience.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2021
Date Uploaded: 09.2021
Photo Location: Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3100
Copyright: © Evan Fagen