We posted the recent story about H&M and the complaint doctors had about the images (here). It turns out, street artists took in their hands to illustrate a clear message. Check it out! What a clever and simple way to communicate the counter point.
Thank you to Peter for sending these in!
The Courage to Say NO: August Landmesser
When you seriously believe in something, you will risk your life for it.
The photo was taken in Hamburg in 1936, during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser. He had already been in trouble with the authorities, having been sentenced to two years hard labour for marrying a Jewish woman.
We know little else about August Landmesser, except that he had two children. By pure chance, one of his children recognized her father in this photo when it was published in a German newspaper in 1991. How proud she must have been in that moment.