Spokane artist Grace June found inspiration for her latest photo collection in the George Floyd tragedy

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Bethany Montgomery as the Statue of Liberty

Grace June remembers exactly the first time she met Bethany Montgomery, the Power 2 The Poetry co-founder who is one of the featured models in June’s powerful new racial justice photo collection, We Hear You.

“I heard Bethany perform for the first time and talk about Black Lives Matter,” June says. “At Richmond Art Collective, she just started in the middle of a crowd, saying this poem. And I was like, ‘Oh!’ I think I went up immediately and hugged her. I was really moved.

“It just

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