Change Author / Owner : Digital image of a young boy engaging with police officers
This black and white digital image depicts a young boy engaging with two police officers. The boy is wearing a sweater with white stripes across the collar. He is holding a water bottle in his right hand and is handing it to one of the officers. The officer in front of him is wearing a helmet, bullet proof vest, shin guards and gloves and is reaching for the water bottle. The officer standing next to him is holding his helmet in his hands. He is wearing a skull cap, bullet proof vest, and shin guards.
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Subject of : Baltimore Police Department, American, founded 1845
Date : April 25, 2015
Caption : This image was captured on April 25, 2015, the day of a major peace rally and later uprisings in Baltimore following the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. Gray died from spinal cord injuries sustained while in police custody.
Object number : 2016.61.5
Type : digital images
Type : digital media - born digital
See more items in : National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title : Jermaine Johnson/Gibbs Photography Collection
Classification : Media Arts-Photography
Credit Line : Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jermaine Gibbs
Place captured : Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America