Kaliah Harden, 11, pleads that no more Black lives are lost to police brutality during a Power to the People rally honoring the lives lost on Saturday, June 13, 2020, in Rochester, Minnesota. "When I speak, I speak for all the children around the world. We want to live," Kaliah said. "They want to feel equal. Sometimes people can't even walk in a store without someone saying in their mind, 'Oh, they're going to steal.' We're good people."
A young protestor chants at a police office through a window in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis Police custody on Friday, May 29, 2020, throughout downtown Rochester, Minnesota. Protesters gathered outside of the police station sharing their testimonies and expressing frustrations.
Kimber Zimmer, 3, waves goodbye to Spring Valley Resident Maxine Jahn while visiting the residents through the windows during their lockdown to help stop the spread of COVID-19 on Thursday, April, 2, 2020, at the center in Spring Valley, Minnesota. “It was joyful, brought me to tears just to see the residents smiling,” Carr’s Clubhouse director said, “It was heartwarming all around.”
A Spring Valley Resident waves through their window as Carr’s Clubhouse daycare visits with residents through the windows during their lockdown to help stop the spread of COVID-19 on Thursday, April, 2, 2020, at the center in Spring Valley, Minnesota. The home has been on lockdown since the second week in March, restricting all visitors as well as minimizing the residents social contact with each other.
Fr. Ray Brenner distributes communion during mass at St. Joseph's Church on May 15, 2019 in Jasper, Indiana. Brenner has served as a priest for 50 years, recently announcing his retirement.
Clayton Sickbert, 8, of Holland, relaxes in a cattle trough while Mark McAninch, 9, of St. Henry, and his brother, Gus, 5, watch from inside the beef barn at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds in Bretzville on July 16, 2019. Mark and Gus then joined Clayton in the trough, the boys calling it their "Cowboy Jacuzzi," after a friend, Jacob Tempel, 10, called it such.
Tanner Kane, 17, attempts to rope his sister, Addyson, 12, after practicing at Coyote Creek Ranch on June 11, 2019 in Boonville, Indiana. Both Tanner and Addyson compete in rodeos. "He has been an inspiration to me I guess," Addyson said of her brother. "He's taught me pretty much everything I know. He never lets me down."
Joyce Martin, 82, pets Jax the horse, at Freedom Reins Therapeutic Riding Center on April 18, 2019 in Jasper, Indiana. Suffering from multiple sclerosis and arthritis, Martin was recently placed on hospice. Her last wish to ride a horse again after growing up and riding horses her entire life.
Thalia Hernandez, 15, of Jasper, is lifted by her chambelanes, young men picked to honor Thalia's Quinceañera, while practicing the dances before performing them inside Venue 1408 on June 15, 2019, in Huntingburg, Indiana. "Some people just think it's a big party. The Quinceañera is becoming a woman, so you're dancing, you're getting your makeup done. But, everything represents a special thing. The dress is you being a princess," Thalia said.
Spencer County Sheriff, Kelli Reinke works alongside other area officers in an active-shooting training simulation in an abandoned building on June, 3, 2019 in St. Meinrad, Indiana. Reinke, the first elected female sheriff in Spencer County, has had to overcome stereotypes about females being capable and competent within the police force. "There's still some people that feel women don't belong in this profession. I had this older guy say, 'Well Missy, what do you want to do something so dangerous for?' I tried to explain to him that I've been out working [in the police force] for 16 years already. All you can do is do your job, and however they see you, they see you," Reinke said.
Kade Greulich, 3, center, looks up at Reese Verkamp, while standing alongside Brody Kluesner, at Forest Park's sectional game on May, 23, 2019 in Rockport, Indiana. Kade is the coach's son and joins the team for most of their games, having a special bond with many of the players.
Southridge's Tucker Schank jumps in the air after scoring a run during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game at League Stadium on June, 1, 2019 in Huntingburg, Indiana.
Southridge's Conner Oxley takes a moment to himself in the locker room before a game at Jerry Brewer Alumni Stadium on Aug. 30, 2019, in Jasper, Indiana.
Matt Betz of Dubois, left, and Scott Betz of Schnellville watch as Andrew Beuchler of Jasper returns a ball during the 27th annual mud volleyball tournament on July, 7, 2019, at the Schnellville Community Club in Schnellville, Indiana.
Southridge head coach Gene Mattingly yells for his team to keep their heads up as he comforts Camden Gasser, left, and Ethan Bell after losing a Class 2A state championship baseball game on June, 18, 2019, at Victory Field in Indianapolis, Indiana.
2019 Little Miss Strassenfest first runner-up, Maggie Hanneman, left, and Little Miss Strassenfest Vivienne Gunselman, both 8 and of Jasper, whisper to each other while playing a hand clap game during Jasper Strassenfest on August, 3, 2019, in Jasper, Indiana.
Anden Uebelhor, 10, of Ferdinand, lays in a hammock in the beef barn surrounded by his family’s black angus at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds on July, 15, 2019, in Bretzville, Indiana.
Grace Alexander, 3, of Huntingburg, runs around in circles during the beginning of recess at Holland elementary school on August 28, 2019 in Holland, Indiana. Grace has nystagmus — a vision impairment also known as “dancing eyes.” It affects her depth perception, making crowded areas — like a playground — feel chaotic and stressful.