Name: Photo Life – March 2021
Size: 9.9 MB
Title: Chicago Protests: A Joyful Revolution
Author: Vashon Jordan Jr.
Publisher: Independently published
Total pages: 54
A photo book showcasing over 100 photos from more than 35 different demonstrations, community events, and moments that shaped the Chicago summer of 2020. From May through September 2020, 21-year-old, independent photographer, Vashon Jordan Jr. (@vashon_photo) captured over 17,000 photographs at dozens of demonstrations across Chicago, Illinois, to provide a tangible, authentic, visual record.They were sparked by the deaths of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and countless other Black people, unjustly murdered by white police officers across the country. Despite being spurred by violence, this revolution was built on peace, love, joy, led by the youth, and occurred during the pandemic of COVID-19.