I captured this photo in early June of 2020. It was in Brooklyn, New York. I want to say this might've been the first or the second day of the 8pm curfew that was set in New York City.

There was a rally that took place at the Barclays Center in the little plaza, and several protesters - we marched from Barclays around the Downtown Brooklyn area, and as we stopped traffic on one of the streets [of] Downtown Brooklyn, I looked over at the cars who were held up in traffic, and there was this woman U[S]PS worker who hopped out the side of her car and held her her Black power fist in the air, and I knew I had to photograph her because, in that moment, it just showed the intensity of someone that is still, like, on the clock or on their way home from work - I don't know - but just- that was still showing her solidarity with the movement despite being in her uniform, despite actively working.

And I think it also just kind of- I felt the power of womanhood behind the movement.

And that was the making of that photograph.

Brooklyn, New York - Jun 02, 2020

Sade Fasanya

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Sade Fasanya
Sade Fasanya
Sade Fasanya
Jun 2, 2020
Brooklyn, New York

Sade Fasanya