18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
As the Water Boiled Over

On May 30, 2020, protestors met in Cleveland to march against policy brutality and the criminal justice system as a part of the Black Lives Matter movement. The crowd marched to the justice center, where bottles of water thrown at police were met with tear gas, mace, and stun grenades, before the city erupted for days.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2020
Date Uploaded: 07.2020
Photo Location: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Mason Smith