Photos of the Year: 2016 Winners: POY: Runner Up: 2017_poy_12_02_16

POY: Runner UpMadeline Gray, North State Journal Akiel Denkins was shot and killed by a Raleigh police officer on February 29, 2016. In the wake of many other killings of black men by police officers, the community in Raleigh gathered to remember, protest and try to find a way forward.

POY: Runner Up

Madeline Gray, North State Journal

Akiel Denkins was shot and killed by a Raleigh police officer on February 29, 2016. In the wake of many other killings of black men by police officers, the community in Raleigh gathered to remember, protest and try to find a way forward.