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Detroit, Michigan, USA A volunteer nurse taking the blood pressure of a patient, Motor City Medical Mission, a free three day medical clinic sponsored by the Adventist Medical Evangelism Network  © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Detroit, Michigan, USA A volunteer nurse taking the blood pressure of a patient, Motor City Medical Mission, a free three day medical clinic sponsored by the Adventist Medical Evangelism Network
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Cincinnati, Ohio: shackle on the floor of an early 1800s slave pen, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center museum of the history of slavery and the underground railroad The building confined slaves until they could be sold further south by Kentucky slave trader Captain John W Anderson  © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Cincinnati, Ohio: shackle on the floor of an early 1800s slave pen, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center museum of the history of slavery and the underground railroad The building confined slaves until they could be sold further south by Kentucky slave trader Captain John W Anderson
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Cincinnati, Ohio: textile artwork by Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center museum of the history of slavery and the underground railroad  © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Cincinnati, Ohio: textile artwork by Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center museum of the history of slavery and the underground railroad
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Cincinnati, Ohio: textile artwork by Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center museum of the history of slavery and the underground railroad  © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Cincinnati, Ohio: textile artwork by Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center museum of the history of slavery and the underground railroad
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Cincinnati, Ohio: replica of an early Ku Klux Klan robe used soon after the Civil War. National Underground Railroad Freedom Center museum of the history of slavery and the underground railroad  © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Cincinnati, Ohio: replica of an early Ku Klux Klan robe used soon after the Civil War. National Underground Railroad Freedom Center museum of the history of slavery and the underground railroad
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San Francisco, California, USA, March celebrating the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

San Francisco, California, USA, March celebrating the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr
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San Francisco, California, USA March celebrating the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Workers from 15 tech companies in the march celebrating the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Twitter, Asana, Etsy, Google, Box, Slack, GitHub and several other tech companies closed their offices in honour of MLK Day

San Francisco, California, USA March celebrating the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Workers from 15 tech companies in the march celebrating the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Twitter, Asana, Etsy, Google, Box, Slack, GitHub and several other tech companies closed their offices in honour of MLK Day
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San Francisco, California, USA, March celebrating the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

San Francisco, California, USA, March celebrating the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr
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San Francisco, California, USA, March celebrating the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

San Francisco, California, USA, March celebrating the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr
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San Francisco, California, USA March celebrating the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Holding the flag upside down is a symbol of distress or a call for help © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

San Francisco, California, USA March celebrating the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Holding the flag upside down is a symbol of distress or a call for help
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Detroit, Michigan. Young African American men getting help in preparing his CV at a job fair sponsored by the nonprofit My Brother's Keeper © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Detroit, Michigan. Young African American men getting help in preparing his CV at a job fair sponsored by the nonprofit My Brother’s Keeper
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Oakland, California, USA, Protest against the election of Republican Donald Trump as President © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Oakland, California, USA, Protest against the election of Republican Donald Trump as President
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Detroit, Michigan - Step Afrika! a step dance ensemble, performing at the SEIU convention © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Detroit, Michigan – Step Afrika! a step dance ensemble, performing at the SEIU convention
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Detroit, Michigan Wayne County sheriff Anonymous Gun Buyback program, offering $50 for each weapon handed in © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Detroit, Michigan Wayne County sheriff Anonymous Gun Buyback program, offering $50 for each weapon handed in
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Detroit, USA Fight For $15, Low paid workers protest at a McDonald's restaurant, calling for a $15 minimum wage © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Detroit, USA Fight For $15, Low paid workers protest at a McDonald’s restaurant, calling for a $15 minimum wage
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Detroit, USA Fight For $15, Low paid workers protest at a McDonald's restaurant, calling for a $15 minimum wage © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Detroit, USA Fight For $15, Low paid workers protest at a McDonald’s restaurant, calling for a $15 minimum wage
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Detroit, USA Fight For $15, Low paid workers protest at a McDonald's restaurant, calling for a $15 minimum wage © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Detroit, USA Fight For $15, Low paid workers protest at a McDonald’s restaurant, calling for a $15 minimum wage
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Detroit, USA Fight For $15, Low paid workers protest at a McDonald's restaurant, calling for a $15 minimum wage © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Detroit, USA Fight For $15, Low paid workers protest at a McDonald’s restaurant, calling for a $15 minimum wage
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Detroit, Michigan, Toddlers for tolerance, trades union and community activists opposing Donald Trump outside Republican presidential candidate debate © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Detroit, Michigan, Toddlers for tolerance, trades union and community activists opposing Donald Trump outside Republican presidential candidate debate
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Detroit, Michigan, Fight for $15 minimum wage, trades union and community activists outside Republican presidential candidate debate © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Detroit, Michigan, Fight for $15 minimum wage, trades union and community activists outside Republican presidential candidate debate
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Detroit, Michigan, Dump Trump, trades union and community activists opposing Donald Trump outside Republican presidential candidate debate © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Detroit, Michigan, Dump Trump, trades union and community activists opposing Donald Trump outside Republican presidential candidate debate
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Detroit, Michigan, Fight for $15 minimum wage, trades union and community activists outside Republican presidential candidate debate

Detroit, Michigan, Fight for $15 minimum wage, trades union and community activists outside Republican presidential candidate debate

Detroit, Michigan, Republican racism, trades union and community activists opposing Donald Trump outside Republican presidential candidate debate © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Detroit, Michigan, Republican racism, trades union and community activists opposing Donald Trump outside Republican presidential candidate debate
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Detroit, Michigan, Refugees welcome, trades union and community activists opposing Donald Trump outside Republican presidential candidate debate © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Detroit, Michigan, Refugees welcome, trades union and community activists opposing Donald Trump outside Republican presidential candidate debate
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Detroit, Michigan, racism, sexual harrassment Your fired Mr Trum, trades union and community activists opposing Donald Trump outside Republican presidential candidate debate © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Detroit, Michigan, racism, sexual harrassment Your fired Mr Trum, trades union and community activists opposing Donald Trump outside Republican presidential candidate debate
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Detroit, Michigan, Republican racism, trades union and community activists opposing Donald Trump outside Republican presidential candidate debate © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Detroit, Michigan, Republican racism, trades union and community activists opposing Donald Trump outside Republican presidential candidate debate
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Flint, Michigan Rev. Jesse Jackson and Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Flint, Michigan Rev. Jesse Jackson and Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure
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Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure
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Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure. Arrest Gov Snyder © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure. Arrest Gov Snyder
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Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure
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Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure
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Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure
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Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure
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Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure
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Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Flint Michigan Residents marching to demand the rebuilding of the City water infrastructure
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Flint, Michigan Donated bottled water for residents, Metropolitan Baptist Church. Organized by Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Rev. Jesse Jackson  © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Flint, Michigan Donated bottled water for residents, Metropolitan Baptist Church. Organized by Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Rev. Jesse Jackson
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Lansing, Michigan, protest outside Governor Rick Snyder annual State of the State speech, calling for him to resign over the lead poisoning of water in Flint © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Lansing, Michigan, protest outside Governor Rick Snyder annual State of the State speech, calling for him to resign over the lead poisoning of water in Flint
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Lansing, Michigan, protest outside Governor Rick Snyder annual State of the State speech, calling for him to resign over the lead poisoning of water in Flint © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Lansing, Michigan, protest outside Governor Rick Snyder annual State of the State speech, calling for him to resign over the lead poisoning of water in Flint
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Lansing, Michigan, protest outside Governor Rick Snyder annual State of the State speech, calling for him to resign over the lead poisoning of water in Flint © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Lansing, Michigan, protest outside Governor Rick Snyder annual State of the State speech, calling for him to resign over the lead poisoning of water in Flint
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Lansing, Michigan, bottles of Refreshing Leaded Flint Water, protest outside Governor Rick Snyder annual State of the State speech, calling for him to resign over the lead poisoning of water in Flint © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Lansing, Michigan, bottles of Refreshing Leaded Flint Water, protest outside Governor Rick Snyder annual State of the State speech, calling for him to resign over the lead poisoning of water in Flint
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Flint, Michigan, Residents pick up clean bottled water and water filters from Red Cross disaster relief volunteers, Fire Station #6. Water and filters were distributed after cost cutting by state officials led to high lead levels in the city water supply © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Flint, Michigan, Residents pick up clean bottled water and water filters from Red Cross disaster relief volunteers, Fire Station #6. Water and filters were distributed after cost cutting by state officials led to high lead levels in the city water supply
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Flint, Michigan National Guard distributing bottled water to residents at Fire Station #1. Bottled water and water filters are being distributed after cost-cutting by state officials led to high lead levels in the city water supply © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Flint, Michigan National Guard distributing bottled water to residents at Fire Station #1. Bottled water and water filters are being distributed after cost-cutting by state officials led to high lead levels in the city water supply
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Flint, Michigan - A sign on the mirror in a toilet warns against drinking the lead poisoned water after cost cutting by state officials led to high lead levels in the city water supply © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Flint, Michigan – A sign on the mirror in a toilet warns against drinking the lead poisoned water after cost cutting by state officials led to high lead levels in the city water supply
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Flint, Michigan, The Hamilton Dam on the Flint River. Cost cutting by state officials led to high lead levels in the city water supply © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Flint, Michigan, The Hamilton Dam on the Flint River. Cost cutting by state officials led to high lead levels in the city water supply
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Columbiaville, Michigan, construction of a new water pipeline for Flint, Michigan and surrounding areas. The pipeline will take water from Lake Huron through a 70-mile pipeline © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Columbiaville, Michigan, construction of a new water pipeline for Flint, Michigan and surrounding areas. The pipeline will take water from Lake Huron through a 70-mile pipeline
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Wallace, Louisiana - The Whitney Plantation, a sugar plantation that has been turned into a museum to tell the story of slavery. Sculptured heads on poles remind visitors of an 1811 slave revolt. Participants in that revolt were decapitated, and their heads were placed on poles as a warning to others. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk Tel 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk   www.reportdigital.co.uk   NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Wallace, Louisiana – The Whitney Plantation, a sugar plantation that has been turned into a museum to tell the story of slavery. Sculptured heads on poles remind visitors of an 1811 slave revolt. Participants in that revolt were decapitated, and their heads were placed on poles as a warning to others.
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Wallace, Louisiana - The Whitney Plantation, a sugar plantation that has been turned into a museum to tell the story of slavery. Sculptures of slave children are displayed as a memorial to the thousands of children who died while in slavery. They are in a Baptist church that was founded by freed slaves in 1867 and recently moved to the plantation. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk Tel 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk   www.reportdigital.co.uk   NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Wallace, Louisiana – The Whitney Plantation, a sugar plantation that has been turned into a museum to tell the story of slavery. Sculptures of slave children are displayed as a memorial to the thousands of children who died while in slavery. They are in a Baptist church that was founded by freed slaves in 1867 and recently moved to the plantation.
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Wallace, Louisiana - The Whitney Plantation, a sugar plantation that has been turned into a museum to tell the story of slavery. A bronze sculpture by Rod Moorhead in the plantation's Field of Angels shows a black angel carrying a child to heaven. The surrounding wall carries the names of 2,200 slave children in Louisiana who died before reaching age 3. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk Tel 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk   www.reportdigital.co.uk   NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Wallace, Louisiana – The Whitney Plantation, a sugar plantation that has been turned into a museum to tell the story of slavery. A bronze sculpture by Rod Moorhead in the plantation’s Field of Angels shows a black angel carrying a child to heaven. The surrounding wall carries the names of 2,200 slave children in Louisiana who died before reaching age 3.
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Wallace, Louisiana - The Whitney Plantation, a sugar plantation that has been turned into a museum to tell the story of slavery. The Wall of Honor is a memorial dedicated to all the people who were enslaved on the Whitney Plantation. The names and the information related to them (origin, age, skills) were retrieved from original archives and engraved on granite slabs. The wall reflects a Baptist church that was founded by freed slaves in 1867 and recently moved to the plantation. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk Tel 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk   www.reportdigital.co.uk   NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Wallace, Louisiana – The Whitney Plantation, a sugar plantation that has been turned into a museum to tell the story of slavery. The Wall of Honor is a memorial dedicated to all the people who were enslaved on the Whitney Plantation. The names and the information related to them (origin, age, skills) were retrieved from original archives and engraved on granite slabs. The wall reflects a Baptist church that was founded by freed slaves in 1867 and recently moved to the plantation.
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