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 on Facebook. “And yes, she is everything you see in this photo and so much more,” he wrote.
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La foto contra la violencia racial en EE.UU. que se convirtió en un ícono La manifestante Ieshia Evans es detenido por la policía cerca de la sede del Departamento de Policía en Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Estados Unidos. Foto: Reuters / Jonathan Bachman