Noi 22

“America Again” | Chapter 5: American Myths

Last month I was approached by VII Photo Agency to be a part of their year long series “America Again” | Chapter 5: American Myths. For this chapter I shared my work from the ongoing series “It Takes a Nation“.

Bold, Black, Beautiful, Proud, Strong… and Muslim: a necessary reinvention of Blackness in America and flagship of Black excellence. These images represent Black multigenerational and socioeconomically diverse communities.

Essay by Dr. Bayyinah Jeffries

I was blessed to have Dr. Bayyinah Jeffries, Associate Professor and Chair of African American Studies at Ohio University to provide the essay. I would like the thank Dr. Jeffries for being a part of the project and the people at VII for providing a platform for me to share this work.

Read the full chapter on Myths of American Exceptionalism: The Nation of Islam ›