Blog Post #4 Thesis Machine Iesha Evans

Step 1. Topic: Black lives in the face of the racism, demanding social justice.

Step 2. State the specific issue: Ieshia Evans, a demonstrator at an event that followed the shooting of Alton Sterling by a policeman in Baton Rouge, LA

Step 3. Because clause: social justice movements, and became resonant for those who deal with the intersections of race and criminal justice.

Step 4. Qualifications: Peaceful protestors being arrested.  Using their constitutional right to protest and demand equality and equity.

Step 5. Counterarguments : people will argue that the protest were illegal because a permit was not issued and the protest disturbed traffic


Ieshia Evans in a flowing dress stands facing a line of police in riot gear, two of whom charge towards her

Taking a Stand in Baton Rouge by Jonathan Bachman


One thought on “Blog Post #4 Thesis Machine Iesha Evans

  • April 2, 2022 at 10:10 am

    Kimberly, this is a good start, but you need to focus more on how the image is representing this social justice movement and why that representation is significant. The paper shouldn’t be about the BLM movement or the protest that Ieshia Evans is involved in. It should be about how the photograph represents those things.

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