A demonstrator is arrested by St. Louis police on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri while protesting the killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old African-American teenager who was shot and killed on August 9, 2014 by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in Ferguson, Missouri – a predominantly black suburb of St. Louis whose police force is 94 percent white. Brown’s death and a heavily militarized police response to protests sparked months of demonstrations throughout the St. Louis area. Tuesday, August 19, 2014.
Valerie Hopkins, Nija Chatman, Lana Chatman, Shirley Chatman, Jessica Chatman, and Lashanda Chatman (right to left) look out their front door as a police car passes by their Ferguson, Missouri home the day after riots broke out throughout the St. Louis area following the announcement that a St. Louis County grand jury has decided to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson with the killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager. Tuesday, November 25, 2014.
Protestors celebrate as an auto store burns after rioters set fire to numerous businesses throughout the town of Ferguson in the hours following the announcement that a St. Louis grand jury has decided to not indict Darren Wilson, white police officer with the killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager, who’s death sparked protests, which often turned violent as demonstrators clashed with a heavily militarized police force. Tuesday, November 25, 2014.
Originario dell’area di San Francisco, Philip Montgomery (nato nel 1988) è un fotografo freelance basato a NY. Diplomato al programma di foto-giornalismo e fotografia documentaria all’International center of Photography. Il suo lavoro è stato esposto all’Annenberg Space for Photography a Los Angeles, al City Museum of New York, e all’International Center of Photography a New York. Nel 2015, Philip è stato nominato tra i 30 Emerging Photographers di PDN e si è aggiudicato il primo posto al Pictures of the Year International, NPPA Best of Photojournalism, American Photography 31, and PDN Photo Annual.
Originally from the San Francisco Bay-Area, Philip Montgomery (b. 1988) is a New York City based freelance photographer. He is a graduate of the Photojournalism and Documentary Program at the International Center of Photography. Philip’s work has been exhibited at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles, the City Museum of New York, and the International Center of Photography in New York. In 2015, Philip was named as one of PDN‘s 30 Emerging Photographers and was awarded First Place in the features category in Pictures of the Year International, NPPA Best of Photojournalism, American Photography 31, and PDN Photo Annual.
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