A demonstrator (identified as Ieshia Evans) protesting the shooting death of Alton Sterling is detained by law enforcement near the headquarters of the Baton Rouge Police Department in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, July (Jonathan Bachman/Reuters)
A Look Back At The Types Of Work Slaves Performed On Southern Plantations
Scars of a whipped slave, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, 2 April Original caption: “Overseer Artayou Carrier whipped me. I was two months in bed sore from the whipping. My master come after I was whipped; he discharged the overseer. The very.
Overseen by a white registrar, a black citizen trained by CORE fieldworkers answers a rigorous questionnaire in an attempt to register to vote during freedom summer, Photo credit: Bob Adelman / Magnum Photos