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‘Gorgeous, Legendary’: Black Woman In Flowing Dress Facing Police In Baton Rouge Wows Social Media

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rt articleThe following is an excerpt from rt.com | July 11, 2016 |

A picture of an unarmed young black woman in a long dress, standing calmly in front of two police officers in full riot gear who arrest her during a Black Lives Matter protest has awed social media. Users called the image “legendary” and “symbolic.”

The powerful photo was taken by Reuters photographer Jonathan Bachman during the Black Lives Matter rally in the city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. People had gathered to protest police brutality following the shooting of African-American Alton Sterling.

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