Photographs from the Exhibition

Persistent protester

Police Officials Shake Hands While Standing Over Demonstrator Taking Part in Die-in Against US Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
South 15th Street near City Hall
Jim MacMillan

I was covering frequent protests at this point and always looking for something different. The original caption says: “About 100 young protesters from “Not in Our Name” and other organizations hold a “die-in” for peace at City Hall, in anticipation of the then-imminent war in Iraq.”

By Jim MacMillan

Jim MacMillan is the founder and director of the Philadelphia Center for Gun Violence Reporting and the assistant director of the Logan Center for Urban Investigative Reporting at Temple University. He has been a fellow at the Reynolds Journalism Institute, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma and the Knight-Wallace Fellows, as well as a visiting assistant professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and Swarthmore College. Previously, MacMillan spent 17 years at the Philadelphia Daily News and photographed the war in Iraq for The Associated Press, after which he and his team were awarded The Pulitzer Prize.