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Two Projects at Arts Council of Princeton, NJ

Exhibition begins Oct 20, Lecture Nov 9 at 7pm Images of objects from the Robeson House will be projected onto the side wall of the house each evening beginning at dusk. Selected prints from the project are on display at ACP’s Solley Theater Lobby. These works were created with support from the 2017 Anne Reeves […] Read More

Haunted Places: The Veil of Race in the American Landscape

Currently, selected works from two projects, Red Summer and Schools for the Colored, are joined for the exhibition Haunted Places: The Veil of Race in the American Landscape at the Heuser Art Gallery of Bradley University. On October 13, 2017 at 5:30pm I will deliver the Bunn Lectureship in Photography at Bradley University which is also […] Read More

Houston Race Riot 1917 #CampLogan

On August 23, 1917 black soldiers stationed at Camp Logan, in Houston, TX became embroiled in a deadly riot with local police and white civilians who still did not recognize their military service as a basis for equal rights in Jim Crow America. The plaque, posted near the site where the soldiers were stationed (one of […] Read More

#RedSummer #Chicago July, 27, 1919 #raceriot

A plaque near this location reads: “Sunday July 27, 1919 a group of boys rafting on Lake Michigan drifted over an invisible racial barrier. Rocks were thrown from the breakwater and Eugene Williams was struck. His drowning sparked a week-long race riot that resulted in scores of deaths and injuries.” […] Read More

Norfolk, VA. July 21, 1919 #redsummer #raceriots

On July 21, 1919 a riot began in Norfolk, VA during the beginning of welcome home celebrations for black soldiers […] Read More

Longview, TX – July 10, 1919 #redsummer

On July 10, 1919 a race riot occurred in Longview, TX. The Dallas Express newspaper described the event as “The Great Battle of Longview, Texas.” The Texas Rangers were brought in to restore order […] Read More

New for the Manifest Portfolio

New images are coming to the #Manifest portfolio in the near future… […] Read More

Tulsa, OK 2016 – May 31, 1921 #redsummer

Tulsa, on May 31, 1921 was among the most deadly and destructive “race riots” (ethnic purges) in American history. As part of the Red Summer project, I also photographed places of racial conflict during the post World War I era between 1917 and 1923. Tulsa stands out because of the great social and economic advancement […] Read More

May 25, 1919 Milan GA Race Riot #Red Summer

May 25, 1919 – an elderly black man was lynched when he tried to protect a black woman in his community from a group of intoxicated white men. The entire black population of Milan, GA fled the town for several days for fear of additional reprisals. #RedSummer […] Read More

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