Your essay is a great example of “reading” political cartoons. I’m going to share it with my girls. I also noticed the fact that the Black Lives Matter sign is the most noticeable in the teach, while the Cop is the most notable of the figures presented, you see more of his body and more if his face. I don’t think these are accidents.

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