Illustrated Press Does Sourcing and Illustration work for “Foreign Correspondent”

Animated illustration from Illustrated Press art director Erik Rodriguez gives an update to our award-winning 2013 Chicago Reader story “How to Survive a Shooting” and provides the backdrop to this hourlong documentary from Foreign Correspondent on the #BlackLivesMatter movement in Chicago and Baltimore.

Check out Erik and Darryl’s work on the recently released ABC piece below:

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“For African Americans like J.C. Faulk, the great civil rights movement of the 1950s and ’60s was unfinished business. Battles were bravely fought and won, but somewhere along the way the ball got dropped.

Now, black America is rising up again over the mounting death toll of unarmed civilians killed in encounters with police, and the incomprehensibly routine atrocities that torment gang-infested neighbourhoods.

“What we’re seeing is the birth of a mass movement” – Melina Abdullah, #BlackLivesMatter”