*(Featured Image: Mark Kriedemann)

Identity is at the core of the Black Lives Matter movement, and nowhere is the cry for recognition better written than on the faces of the hundreds of thousands of protesters rallying in cities around the world.

Young Indigenous protestor

This young boy has the names of the 432 Indigenous Australians who have died in custody since 1991, written on his body. He also has the name of one African American – George Floyd.(Photo: Lanie Tindale, via Twitter)

(Photo: Mark Kriedemann)

In addition to providing live updates, UTS Journalism students captured the despair and determination on the faces of those who marched in the June 6 rally through Sydney, as they called for an end to Aboriginal deaths in custody.



(Photo: Rachel Clark)

(Photo: Mark Kriedemann)

(Photo gallery: Mark Kriedemann)