Silvia Ros is a Cuban-American, Miami-based photographer with a master’s degree in architecture. After over a decade as a museum photographer, she launched a busy freelance career, taking on not only her own creative projects such as...
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BLM Protest in Wynwood, Miami, Florida June 5, 2020 In 2019, 26 trans people were killed in the US, and the majority of them were Black trans women. There have been at least 12 trans people murdered in the US so far this year.
BLM Protest on Biscayne Blvd, Miami, Florida June 6, 2020 The Freedom Tower in the background was originally the headquarters for The Miami News and was used by the Federal government of the United States in the 1960s to process and document refugees from the Cuban Revolution.
BLM Protest on Biscayne Blvd, Miami, Florida June 6, 2020 Jonathan Gartrelle stops to call out to the residents of high rise residential buildings on Biscayne Boulevard, who are watching the march from their balconies and asks them to join.
BLM Protest on Biscayne Blvd, Miami, Florida June 6, 2020 A Black Lives Matter Protest stops at the abandoned Christian Science Reading Room Building on Biscayne Boulevard to take a knee for 8 minutes and 46 seconds.
BLM Protest on Biscayne Blvd, Miami, Florida June 6, 2020 A woman tells the story of how she was arrested as a young girl by the police for no reason. She explains that each time she tried to explain she hadn't done anything, her arrest charges became more severe.
Miami has not had the largest or most volatile protests since the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police. The protests have been a passionate and heartfelt way for the community to express their distress over systematic racism and its complicated history, further complicated in Miami by the wide range of immigrants and their own treatment in this country. Emotional speeches and passionate pleas for justice in the names of the dead continue to echo in the streets as the protests continue.