Hearse, Whiting’s Funeral Home, Williamsburg, VA, 2017

Hearse, Whiting’s Funeral Home, Williamsburg, VA, 2017

 “Confederate Memorial Day,” Oakwood Cemetery Confederate section, Richmond, VA, 2018

“Confederate Memorial Day,” Oakwood Cemetery Confederate section, Richmond, VA, 2018

 Monument Avenue Commission public meeting, Richmond, VA, 2018

Monument Avenue Commission public meeting, Richmond, VA, 2018

 Reflection of Donald J. Trump from CNN broadcast in a dish of soy sauce, Ardmore, PA, 2017

Reflection of Donald J. Trump from CNN broadcast in a dish of soy sauce, Ardmore, PA, 2017

 Pedestal where statue of Jefferson Davis stood at Memphis Park (Fourth Bluff). In December 2017, Memphis city council members unanimously approved the sale of this and Health Sciences Park, formerly Nathan Bedford Forrest Park, to a newly created nonprofit organization, Memphis Greenspace Inc. That group removed the statues of Davis and Forrest, Memphis, TN, 2018

Pedestal where statue of Jefferson Davis stood at Memphis Park (Fourth Bluff). In December 2017, Memphis city council members unanimously approved the sale of this and Health Sciences Park, formerly Nathan Bedford Forrest Park, to a newly created nonprofit organization, Memphis Greenspace Inc. That group removed the statues of Davis and Forrest, Memphis, TN, 2018

 Pedestal on which statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest, an officer in the Confederate army and early leader of the Ku Klux Klan, once stood before removal by city, Memphis, TN, 2018

Pedestal on which statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest, an officer in the Confederate army and early leader of the Ku Klux Klan, once stood before removal by city, Memphis, TN, 2018

 Virginia State Police form a line between between peaceful counterprotesters and Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue after rally called by neoConfederates, Richmond, VA, 2017

Virginia State Police form a line between between peaceful counterprotesters and Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue after rally called by neoConfederates, Richmond, VA, 2017

 Counterprotest after neoConfederate rally at Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue, Richmond, VA, 2017

Counterprotest after neoConfederate rally at Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue, Richmond, VA, 2017

 Scene at State House as white supremacists arrive for scheduled rally to protest the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the capitol, Columbia, SC, 2015.

Scene at State House as white supremacists arrive for scheduled rally to protest the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the capitol, Columbia, SC, 2015.

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 Exhibit at Virginia Historical Society, Richmond VA, 2013

Exhibit at Virginia Historical Society, Richmond VA, 2013

 Soldiers of the United States Colored Troops—Civil War reenactors—march through downtown Washington, DC, during an event celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Grand Review of United States forces. African American soldiers were excluded from that parade in 1865, even though roughly 180,000 served with the USCT. Countless other African Americans, men and women, aided the cause of the United States against the Confederacy, 2015 

Soldiers of the United States Colored Troops—Civil War reenactors—march through downtown Washington, DC, during an event celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Grand Review of United States forces. African American soldiers were excluded from that parade in 1865, even though roughly 180,000 served with the USCT. Countless other African Americans, men and women, aided the cause of the United States against the Confederacy, 2015 

 Uniformed detail from United States Army before providing Military Funeral Honors at homegoing service for William Thomas Stone, funeral director, attorney, and veteran, Williamsburg Community Chapel, Williamsburg, VA, 2018

Uniformed detail from United States Army before providing Military Funeral Honors at homegoing service for William Thomas Stone, funeral director, attorney, and veteran, Williamsburg Community Chapel, Williamsburg, VA, 2018

 Rev. Kimberly Ridley, guest pastor, preaches during Sunday worship at 31st Street Baptist Church, Richmond VA, 2017

Rev. Kimberly Ridley, guest pastor, preaches during Sunday worship at 31st Street Baptist Church, Richmond VA, 2017

 Family poses with the Honorable Roger L. Gregory, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, after Fourth of July citizenship naturalization ceremony at the Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, VA 2017

Family poses with the Honorable Roger L. Gregory, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, after Fourth of July citizenship naturalization ceremony at the Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, VA 2017

 Standing Together rally at the Islamic Center of Virginia, Chesterfield, VA, 2017

Standing Together rally at the Islamic Center of Virginia, Chesterfield, VA, 2017

 Beachgoers pose for a group selfie with an US Navy LCAC, Landing Craft–Air Cushion, Virginia Beach VA, 2017

Beachgoers pose for a group selfie with an US Navy LCAC, Landing Craft–Air Cushion, Virginia Beach VA, 2017

 Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) poses for photos with participants in Standing Together rally at the Islamic Center of Virginia, Chesterfield, VA, 2017

Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) poses for photos with participants in Standing Together rally at the Islamic Center of Virginia, Chesterfield, VA, 2017

 Senator Al Franken (D-MN) speaks at a morning meet-and-greet for constituents, Capitol Hill, Washington DC, 2017

Senator Al Franken (D-MN) speaks at a morning meet-and-greet for constituents, Capitol Hill, Washington DC, 2017

 Women's march on Washington, DC, 2017

Women's march on Washington, DC, 2017

 Morning at East End Cemetery, Henrico Co., VA, 2016

Morning at East End Cemetery, Henrico Co., VA, 2016

 U.S. veterans and others plant flags next to veterans' headstones at Evergreen Cemetery to honor them for Memorial Day, Richmond, VA, 2017

U.S. veterans and others plant flags next to veterans' headstones at Evergreen Cemetery to honor them for Memorial Day, Richmond, VA, 2017

 US Veterans Administration headstone for Robert Tucker at twilight at East End Cemetery, a historic African American cemetery being reclaimed from nature by  volunteers , Henrico County, VA, 2018

US Veterans Administration headstone for Robert Tucker at twilight at East End Cemetery, a historic African American cemetery being reclaimed from nature by volunteers, Henrico County, VA, 2018

 Discarded grave decorations in a pile near the entrance to the active section of Evergreen Cemetery, Richmond, VA, 2015

Discarded grave decorations in a pile near the entrance to the active section of Evergreen Cemetery, Richmond, VA, 2015

 East End Cemetery, Henrico County, VA, after the first snow fall of the year, 2017

East End Cemetery, Henrico County, VA, after the first snow fall of the year, 2017

 Erin reassembles a grave marker from fragments she unearthed, East End Cemetery, Henrico Co., VA, 2016

Erin reassembles a grave marker from fragments she unearthed, East End Cemetery, Henrico Co., VA, 2016

 Courtesy marker missing its paper insert, which time and water dissolved, and a veteran's headstone, at East End Cemetery, Henrico Co., VA, 2018

Courtesy marker missing its paper insert, which time and water dissolved, and a veteran's headstone, at East End Cemetery, Henrico Co., VA, 2018

 Mr. Artie Jefferson cleans the burial plot of his girlfriend of 26 years, Patricia Hardy, who passed away in February, at Evergreen Cemetery. Recently, owners of the cemetery stopped maintaining this area, the only section of the 60-acre cemetery they had kept up. So he and his friend, Norman Jones, took it upon themselves to tame the area and to build an enclosure for Ms. Hardy. Richmond, VA, 2016

Mr. Artie Jefferson cleans the burial plot of his girlfriend of 26 years, Patricia Hardy, who passed away in February, at Evergreen Cemetery. Recently, owners of the cemetery stopped maintaining this area, the only section of the 60-acre cemetery they had kept up. So he and his friend, Norman Jones, took it upon themselves to tame the area and to build an enclosure for Ms. Hardy. Richmond, VA, 2016

 Volunteers during a work day at East End Cemetery, Henrico Co., VA, 2016

Volunteers during a work day at East End Cemetery, Henrico Co., VA, 2016

 Jars bearing the names of Alabama lynching victims that hold soil collected from the area where the person was murdered on display at the headquarters of the  Equal Justice Initiative , Montgomery, AL, 2016

Jars bearing the names of Alabama lynching victims that hold soil collected from the area where the person was murdered on display at the headquarters of the Equal Justice Initiative, Montgomery, AL, 2016

 Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, poses with a group after briefing volunteers who would fan out across Alabama to gather soil from lynching sites as part of EJI's In Remembrance of Lynching project. Montgomery, AL, 2016  

Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, poses with a group after briefing volunteers who would fan out across Alabama to gather soil from lynching sites as part of EJI's In Remembrance of Lynching project. Montgomery, AL, 2016
 

 Artist Harold Rittenberry Jr. outside his home, Athens, GA, 2018

Artist Harold Rittenberry Jr. outside his home, Athens, GA, 2018

 Jose Antonio Vargas of  Define American  takes a selfie while giving keynote address at Facing Race racial justice conference convened by  Race Forward , Atlanta, GA, 2016

Jose Antonio Vargas of Define American takes a selfie while giving keynote address at Facing Race racial justice conference convened by Race Forward, Atlanta, GA, 2016

 President-elect Barack Obama meets performers after the We Are One Inaugural Concert at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, 2009

President-elect Barack Obama meets performers after the We Are One Inaugural Concert at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, 2009

 Denzel Washington and family pose at the Lincoln Memorial after the inaugural concert for Barack Obama, Washington, DC, 2009.

Denzel Washington and family pose at the Lincoln Memorial after the inaugural concert for Barack Obama, Washington, DC, 2009.

 Ruby holds photo (circa 1955) of her husband Bob, my grandfather, taken when he was a New York City Police Department lieutenant, San Diego, CA, 1999

Ruby holds photo (circa 1955) of her husband Bob, my grandfather, taken when he was a New York City Police Department lieutenant, San Diego, CA, 1999

 Women wait before Sunday worship at 31st Street Baptist Church, Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 2016

Women wait before Sunday worship at 31st Street Baptist Church, Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 2016

 Sunday worship at 31st Street Baptist Church, Richmond, VA, 2016

Sunday worship at 31st Street Baptist Church, Richmond, VA, 2016

 Visiting pastor Leslie Hollaway of Oak Grove Baptist Church(Wakefield, VA) preaches at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, Williamsburg, VA, 2015

Visiting pastor Leslie Hollaway of Oak Grove Baptist Church(Wakefield, VA) preaches at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, Williamsburg, VA, 2015

 Congressman John Lewis (D-GA, 5th District), shows photographs on his wall to visiting member of the League of American Bicyclists, Washington, DC, 2014  

Congressman John Lewis (D-GA, 5th District), shows photographs on his wall to visiting member of the League of American Bicyclists, Washington, DC, 2014
 

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 Former Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator (D-NY) Hillary Clinton attends American Academy in Berlin Richard C. Holbrooke Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 2013

Former Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator (D-NY) Hillary Clinton attends American Academy in Berlin Richard C. Holbrooke Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 2013

 QuoVadis Wright, keeper of a personal archive devoted to the history of her family and the African American community,  at home, Williamsburg, VA, 2016

QuoVadis Wright, keeper of a personal archive devoted to the history of her family and the African American community,  at home, Williamsburg, VA, 2016

 A volunteer instructor from the Development and Finishing School assists a young lady in a table etiquette exercise, Plaza Hotel, New York, NY, 2004

A volunteer instructor from the Development and Finishing School assists a young lady in a table etiquette exercise, Plaza Hotel, New York, NY, 2004

 United States Colored Troops reenactors after Civil War Battle of New Market Heights event, Henrico, VA, 2014

United States Colored Troops reenactors after Civil War Battle of New Market Heights event, Henrico, VA, 2014

 Confederate reenactors at a "stacking of the arms" ceremony during the sesquicentennial of the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia to Union forces, Appomattox, VA., 2015

Confederate reenactors at a "stacking of the arms" ceremony during the sesquicentennial of the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia to Union forces, Appomattox, VA., 2015

 Guests at a Ford Foundation event watch  Collections , a virtual reality documentary film by artist Lynette Wallworth, New York, NY, 2016

Guests at a Ford Foundation event watch Collections, a virtual reality documentary film by artist Lynette Wallworth, New York, NY, 2016

 Ring women after a muayThai and Western boxing competition, Bangkok, Thailand, 2003

Ring women after a muayThai and Western boxing competition, Bangkok, Thailand, 2003

 Muay Thai fighters during ceremony before the King's Cup, held to honor King Bhumibol Adulyadej on his birthday, at Sanam Luang Park, Bangkok, Thailand, 2003

Muay Thai fighters during ceremony before the King's Cup, held to honor King Bhumibol Adulyadej on his birthday, at Sanam Luang Park, Bangkok, Thailand, 2003

 Young  muayThai  fighter before his bout during a series of fights marking Queen Sirikit's birthday, Bangkok Noi, Thailand, 2003  

Young muayThai fighter before his bout during a series of fights marking Queen Sirikit's birthday, Bangkok Noi, Thailand, 2003
 

 Boxer before bout, Friday Night Fights, New York, NY, 2005

Boxer before bout, Friday Night Fights, New York, NY, 2005

 Muay Thai fighter Shannon Forrester kicks opponent on the way to victory on points, Bangkok, Thailand, 1998

Muay Thai fighter Shannon Forrester kicks opponent on the way to victory on points, Bangkok, Thailand, 1998

 Boxing, New York, NY, April 2005

Boxing, New York, NY, April 2005

 Candlelight vigil in Victoria Square Park before the handover of Hong Kong by the United Kingdom to the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, 1997

Candlelight vigil in Victoria Square Park before the handover of Hong Kong by the United Kingdom to the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, 1997

 Masjid Sultan, Singapore, 2010

Masjid Sultan, Singapore, 2010

 People pray at Shwedagon Paya, Rangoon (Yangon), Burma (Myanmar), 2003

People pray at Shwedagon Paya, Rangoon (Yangon), Burma (Myanmar), 2003

 Iraqi election officials count votes after first election after fall of Saddam Hussein, Babil Province, 2005

Iraqi election officials count votes after first election after fall of Saddam Hussein, Babil Province, 2005

  Dong yong  (winter swimming), Houhai, Beijing, China, 1997

Dong yong (winter swimming), Houhai, Beijing, China, 1997

 Mother and grandson of model worker Wei Guiying at their home, Sansi Village, People's Republic of China, 1997

Mother and grandson of model worker Wei Guiying at their home, Sansi Village, People's Republic of China, 1997

 Gulou (the Drum Tower), Beijing, PR China, 1996

Gulou (the Drum Tower), Beijing, PR China, 1996

 Visiting member of People's Armed Police takes a photo in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, PR China, 1997

Visiting member of People's Armed Police takes a photo in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, PR China, 1997

 U.S. Marine stops vehicle at snap checkpoint, Babil province, Iraq, 2004

U.S. Marine stops vehicle at snap checkpoint, Babil province, Iraq, 2004