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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Altered poster Live It Up (Explore Uptown.org) Stop Killing Black People

The Uptown Chicago neighborhood was decorated with inviting posters to advertise the new arts district, clubs and restaurants in this gentrifying area of the city. This Live It Up poster was altered by a sticker that said Stop Killing Black People. The poster was fixed to a utility box on Broadway in front of the meeting place for several march and sit down protest demonstrations in August 2020.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 8 Plus
Copyright: © Kim Reed