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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

#Manifest work for #SmithsonianMagazine gets AI-AP Award

Images for the special issue of Smithsonian Magazine dedicated to the opening of the #NMAAHC were selected for recognition by American Illustrator and American Photography (AI-AP) “American Photography 33” […] Read More

#SchoolsfortheColored & #RedSummer at the JKC Gallery in Trenton NJ

There’s still time to see #SchoolsfortheColored & #RedSummer at the gallery. Mon-Thu 10-11; Tue-Thu 3-6 […] Read More

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