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for Redux Pictures: The Murder of George Floyd, One Year On
josé a. alvarado jr.
May 23, 2021
Location: New York City
One year ago America was a society struggling with Covid-19: the deaths of loved ones, closed schools, lost jobs and lonelier lives. Then suddenly we were something else: We were a society watching Darnella Frazier’s video of a Black American being suffocated under the knee of a white American, a police officer. Our eyes were fixed; our memories seared. We were a society called to reckon with the murder of George Floyd...

Photographed for Redux Pictures. Written by The New York Times Deputy Opinion editor Patrick Healy.

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José A. Alvarado Jr. is a visual storyteller devoted to documenting cultural and social issues, as well as human interest stories in the US and Puerto Rico.
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