19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Black Lives Matter face off with the terrible past

This photo was taken in Richmond, Virginia in the summer of 2020 while the city struggled to face its racists and bigoted past. Activists demanded the removal of the Confederate General Lee statue.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Richmond, Va, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Copyright: © Osvaldo Olmos