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100 Women 2016: It is bigger than me, it is beyond me...

Ieshia Evans became an icon of the Black Lives Matter movement after this incredible image of her went viral. It was taken as she protested in Baton Rouge against police killings of unarmed black men. As part of the BBC's 100 Women season she tells the story behind the iconic image...

Video Journalist Anna Bressanin, produced by Joe Inwood

Our 100 Women season showcases three weeks of inspirational stories about 100 influential and inspirational women around the world . We create documentaries, features and interviews, giving more space for stories that put women at the centre.

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