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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