#1960Now_Ferguson_protest: National March in Ferguson, “We Can’t Stop” Mike Brown, Ferguson, MO, March 2015
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Sheila Pree Bright is one of Atlanta’s most prominent photographers working today. For the ongoing series #1960Now, she travels with and photographs the civic actions and protests of the Black Lives Matter movement. The title refers to the similarities between these contemporary protests and the civil rights movement and photography of the 1960s. The hashtag in the title refers to social media’s growing role in circulating images and defining current events. Here, two young girls and a little boy are at the forefront of a march in Ferguson, emphasizing how the youth of today can be change makers for tomorrow.