The 2020 Favorite Photo Exhibition, Part 4
NEW ORLEANS, LA – JUNE 6, 2020: Anthony Perkins pickets in front of Metro Service Group. Hoppers — workers who hop on and off garbage trucks to collect 250,000 lbs of the city’s waste each week — are essential workers in the time of coronavirus. They organized as the City Waste Union and are demanding better working conditions and pay during the coronavirus pandemic, including a $15 hourly wage, $150 in weekly hazard pay, proper personal protective equipment, and a fix for broken trucks they say leak hydraulic fluid. Perkins’sign reads “I Am A Man,” a reference to the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers’ strike, which Martin Luther King Jr. was visiting when he was assassinated.
A clergyman attempts to keep the peace after a Black Lives Matter supporter was assaulted by attendees at the Red, White and Blue rally in front of the Monroe County Courthouse on Saturday August 22, 2020
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