More people than I’ve ever seen at a Jacksonville protest showed up, a strong 3,000 ignited and incensed by George Floyd’s recent unnecessary death under a white cop’s knee. Following is a glimpse of the local movement, through my lens. Photos by Rachel Jones.
Kurdish residents of Cologne, Germany, demonstrate in Cologne, on Saturday, October 19, following the withdrawal of American troops, Turkish air strikes and, most recently, the agreement between Vice President Mike Pence(on President Trump’s behalf) and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey for the pause of Turkish military actions, other than self defense, in North-East Syria. (Photos by Rachel Jones)
On Sunday, October 13, I exited the Cologne Central Station in front of the Cathedral just before 6 p.m. and faced a Kurdish demonstration. This followed the week President Trump withdrew United States forces from Kurdish-held territory in Northeast Syria, and Turkey had begun airstrikes on the region. (Photos by Rachel Jones)
Demonstrators in Cologne, Germany, emerged from the Hans-Böckler-Platz station and poured onto the streets for the global #ClimateStrike today. All ages showed up for the demonstration, from babies to school-aged children, to teenagers, to adults.
Gainesville rocked out in a whirl of rainbows and smiles for the PRIDE Festival celebrations downtown on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, with a March starting at 7th Street and ending at Bo Diddley Plaza. Photos by Rachel Jones.