PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield photographer Kalani Jimenez-Mackson has been on a mission to document George Floyd protests against racial injustice and police brutality.

"I have been on the streets documenting and journaling my experiences since the Newark Protest on May 30, 2020. With so much violence and confusion being spat out by both social and global media I feel obligated to capture the truth in each protest I attend, Jimenez-Mackson said.

"I care about my community of Plainfield and as an Afro-Latino I care about the greater black and POC community and the way in which we are portrayed. We have been separated, dormant and docile for too long and if being at these protests has taught me anything it's that we are tired of our unequal treatment and that there is strength in coming together for greater change. I hope that my images are true to this narrative and enlighten those who may fear the movement."

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The attached photos are from Saturday's protest in Plainfield.

To see more of Jimenez-Mackson's work, visit www.afrolombian.com/a-fight-for-change. Follow him on Instagram at @afrolombian.

 

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