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Published:July 11th, 2016 11:04 EST
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Iconic Photo From the Protests in Baton Rouge

By Robert Paul Reyes

We`ve seen dozens of photographs depicting the protests that have taken place in cities across this country after the fatal shooting of black men by police officers.
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The images chronicle the rage of the protestors, and the apprehension of the police as they protect the demonstrators` right to free speech and attempt to rein in the few troublemakers.

But one photo in particular has garnered a lot of attention, it depicts a solitary black woman facing down a battalion of officers.

The woman isn`t wearing the usual garb favored by protestors: A T-shirt with a political slogan, and jeans. This beautiful black woman is wearing a flowing dress, as she stands, refusing to budge.

It`s quite a juxtaposition, the elegant lady facing off against police officers looking like robots in their helmets and head-to toe armor.

This yet-to-be identified black princess symbolizes our battle against the police state, and the oppression of minorities.

The pic everybody is talking about:

http://time.com/4400563/baton-rouge-protests-alton-sterling-woman-arrest-photo-iconic-reuters-jonathan-bachman/

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Photo Credit: Wikipedia