2nd Place

Megan Cary
Don’t Shoot
Maricopa Community College District

Megan Cary, "Don't Shoot", photography, 8" x 10", 2015, image courtesy of the artist

Megan Cary, “Don’t Shoot”, photography, 8″ x 10″, 2015, image courtesy of the artist

Artist Statement:
Captured this image in 2015 during a riot in downtown Phoenix for Black Lives Matter. I managed to capture the silence and respect between the police and the rioter. This photo displays how the media can twist a story and make one side look like a monster but really this picture shows how the respect and peace went both ways. That we are all scared and are all human.