Red Summer

Red Summer and Manifest at Duke University

Manifest exhibition at the Archive of Documentary Arts, Rubenstein Library, Duke University February 17 to June 3, 2018 Location: Rubenstein Photography Gallery Artist talk and reception at the Center for Documentary Studies, Feb 21, 2018 – 6:00 p.m. Red Summer exhibition at the Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University February 21 to June 2, 2018  Location: Lyndhurst […] 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

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

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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