A demonstrator protesting the shooting death of Alton Sterling is detained by law enforcement near the headquarters of the Baton Rouge Police Department in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. July 9, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY – RTSH3XR
It’s just two days ago when a middle aged man was fatally shot by police in Baton Rouge, La that has sparked a nationwide protest which has paralyzed some businesses in some areas.
But amidst all the protest, there is one image the has caught the attention of everybody on social media. The image of the arrest of a lone woman in a flowing dress that has gone viral.
The woman stands, arms crossed, in front of a group of police officers, was silent but seemingly refusing to budge.
The woman has been identified as 28 year old Iesha Evans of which actions are described in detail by the photographer, who captured the image.
“A group of demonstrators had formed a blockade — blocked Airline Highway, which runs in front of Baton Rouge Police headquarters,” Jonathan Bachman, a New Orleans–based photographer.