16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
High school student protests gun violence

Chloe Appel, a high school student from Maryland, participated in a student walkout to protest gun violence in Washington, DC. Her sign, "Fix this before I text my mom from under a desk," captured the general feel from students - a mix of fear and a demand for action.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Megan Landmeier