Collective Unrest

 

First Avenue

July 25, 2018

This image shows Aztec dancers at the first women’s march, in downtown San Diego. I particularly like that they are crossing First Avenue, because it provides subtle yet truthful history.

Mariana Monasi-Mustelin is a San Diego based photographer. She is a queer, Latina immigrant fighting for social justice.

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