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Collected Item: “Political Activism in the Midst of a Pandemic: Aftermath of the Looting in the Bronx”

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Political Activism in the Midst of a Pandemic: Aftermath of the Looting in the Bronx

What sort of object is this: text story, photograph, video, audio interview, screenshot, drawing, meme, etc.?

Photograph

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I took this particular photo because I found it interesting that these already struggling, local shops were looted and were tied to the protests by the media. I did not feel as though these specific actions were tied to the protests however, I do see looting as a valid form of protest when they are targeting big/chain brands and businesses. It was sad to see my neighborhood in this condition. These photos were taken in early June 2020.

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#Protests #Bronx #FordhamUniversity #SOCI2960

Who originally created this object? (If you created this object, such as photo, then put "self" here.)

Greta Weinrich

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2020-06
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