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Tree of Life Shooting by Justin Merriman

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Juju Smith-Shuster by Justin Merriman

Pittsburgh Steeler Juju Smith-Schuster livestreams Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 as he plays with video game streamer Tyler Johnson, 21, of Uniontown, Pa., on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. To read more visit the Washington Post.

Preserving the Navajo Language by Justin Merriman

Educators and students at the San Juan High School in Blanding, Utah worked with Duolingo, the language-learning app, to build their newest course in the Navajo language. Duolingo launched the course on Oct. 8, Indigenous Peoples Day, as part of an effort to preserve endangered indigenous languages. You can read more about this in Time, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, ABC News, and the New York Post.

Turahn Jenkins Announcement by Justin Merriman

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Men listen to Turahn Jenkins announcing his candidacy for District Attorney at Freedom Corner in the Hill District neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pa. on July 2, 2018.

iPhone Photography by Justin Merriman

A few iPhone images from the last few months. 

We Will Not Be Banned! by Justin Merriman

 Yarizeo Morales, 4, right, and her sister, Yulissa, 7, join in the �We Will Not Be Banned!� protest as it marched through Downtown Pittsburgh, Pa. on Sunday, July 1, 2018. The rally was in response to the Supreme Court decision announced this week to uphold the Muslim Ban, as well as protesting the separation of children on the border with Mexico and the recent police shooting of Antwon Rose II in East Pittsburgh, Pa.

Yarizeo Morales, 4, right, and her sister, Yulissa, 7, join in the ‘We Will Not Be Banned!’ protest as it marched through Downtown Pittsburgh, Pa. on Sunday, July 1, 2018. The rally was in response to the Supreme Court decision announced this week to uphold the Muslim Ban, as well as protesting the separation of children on the border with Mexico and the recent police shooting of Antwon Rose II in East Pittsburgh, Pa.

Faith Rally by Justin Merriman

 People gather for the 'Faith Rally for Justice 4 Antwon’ on Sunday, July 1, 2018 in East Liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pa. The region has seen days of protests since the June 19 shooting death of Antwon Rose II by East Pittsburgh police Officer Michael Rosfeld who opened fire when the 17-year-old fled a traffic stop. Rosfeld is facing a criminal homicide charge.

People gather for the 'Faith Rally for Justice 4 Antwon’ on Sunday, July 1, 2018 in East Liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pa. The region has seen days of protests since the June 19 shooting death of Antwon Rose II by East Pittsburgh police Officer Michael Rosfeld who opened fire when the 17-year-old fled a traffic stop. Rosfeld is facing a criminal homicide charge. 

A Family's Fears by Justin Merriman

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People Call for Justice for Antwon by Justin Merriman

People take to the streets of Pittsburgh in the days following the police killing of an unarmed black male. 17-year-old Antwon Rose II was shot by an East Pittsburgh police officer on June 19 after the vehicle he was riding in was stopped by police. Rose, a passenger in the car, fled the vehicle during the traffic stop, and was shot three times by Officer Michael Rosfeld who has been charged with criminal homicide. (Photo by Justin Merriman/Getty Images) 

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