Pic of the day: Heroic coppers defend white Baton Rouge

Ieshia Evans, hero
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A photograph of a woman protesting the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, last weekend — striking because of her resolute facial expression, dignified pose and the juxtaposition between her flowing dress and the riot gear of the Louisiana State Police as they approach to arrest her — has gone viral, and now we know that the woman at the center of the photo is a mother to a 5-year-old boy.

Ieshia Evans went to Baton Rouge to join the protests “because she wanted to look her son in the eyes to tell him she fought for his freedom and rights,” a friend named R. Alex Haynes wrote…

This is closer to the truth of life in the American Police State than any conservative whines. If you’re white, you’re right. If you’re Black, git back!

11 thoughts on “Pic of the day: Heroic coppers defend white Baton Rouge

  1. moss says:

    Most of the heroes deserving a place in the history of progress for the American nation are Black. They are the challengers of evil.

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