Aretha Williams is a Black woman photographer and digital artist who has reimagined documentary photography to amplify her technicolor voice crying out for The Beloved Community. Gallery offers and print requests are welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kamala at the Camps
First Black woman and Indian woman Vice President (then Senator) Kamala Harris delivers a fiery speech denouncing the U.S. kidnapping and forced family separation of Indigenous children outside the Otay Mesa Detention Center.
I Lift Mine Eyes
Charlottesville, Virginia, Monacan/Monahoac Tribal Homeland, 2019. A child passes through the death site of anti-racist heroine Heather Heyer who was killed in the A12 Neo-Nazi terrorist attack during a white supremacist siege of his hometown. He is just blocks from the colonial market where his enslaved African ancestors were sold and walks from the direction of "Friendship Court," a Black neighborhood Heather was said to be on her way to protect. Second anniversary.
Indigenous People's March, Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C., Traditional Piscataway Tribal Homeland, 2019. Indigenous People gather to advance the causes of human unity, the healing of Grandmother Earth, the U.S. government action on #MMIWG (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls), the recognition of treaty rights, the protection of sacred sites, and equality for all First Nations.
June 3, 2020. In a shocking scene familiar to nations who have slid into fascism, a motley crew of unidentified
men stand outside the White House on the order of U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr. Suspected to be a hodgepodge of
prison riot guards, military, police, DEA and others, they are dressed for violence against civilians in the wake
of the police murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. Within 48 hours, Black woman D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser
declared the area “Black Lives Matter Plaza."
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