What is she holding in her right hand?
Going through a PDF of the 1619 Project, I saw Ieshia Evans getting arrested by Baton Rouge police (who were dressed in riot gear) on 9 July 2016, not long after the police shooting of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, which is why she came from Pennsylvania to make a stand.
Three years since I saw this iconic image, I noticed something I hadn’t before. Her right hand and what she is doing.
This one action is truly a democratizer of information. You can’t control a police photo or driver’s license or an untrue meme spreading 30x faster than truth.
But you can do this.