At Donald Trump’s June 20th, 2018 rally in Duluth, Minnesota.
Brad Tollefson, in his Esmond Hotel apartment in Duluth, Minnesota. The Esmond is a landmark in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, and is now owned by the Housing and Redevelopment Agency, which operates it as low-income housing. Lincoln Park is rapidly undergoing a rebranding as a destination “Craft District” by the city, and in October 2019, the Esmond will close its doors after 96 years in operation. All its residents will be moved to a new building on the edge of the neighborhood.
Leonidas mine pit, with Keystone Light cans, Leonidas, Minnesota.
In the lower 9th ward, on the 10th anniversary of hurricane Katrina, a ceremony for black lives lost, overshadowed by cameras. New Orleans, LA.
The old Bethel Swedish Church in Duluth, Minnesota, one month before demolition. Neighbors think that squatters started the fire.
Butch Anthony, at the Museum of Wonder workshop, on the day we missed the Possum Trot. Seale, Alabama.
Mariah Parker, the youngest commissioner of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia. Parker is also a rapper and took the oath of office on the autobiography of Malcolm X.
A family portrait at Lucky’s store, orchestrated by mom. East Macon, GA.
Pinecone barbeque at Ty-G’s house, babysitting children whose names nobody tells me. East Macon, GA.
Fruit Snaxx, posing in the cold behind her house in Duluth, Minnesota.
Two pickers, CJ and Cowboy, at the architectural salvage warehouse. Jackson, MS.
Burn pile, near Windom, Minnesota.
The Chandler, Minnesota water tower still stands after being hit by a tornado in 1992.
Kirk Williams, artist, with all of his favorite fans. Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
Prom in Worthington, Minnesota. Over the past forty years, Worthington has undergone a dramatic population shift. The town is now a mix of historic residents, who are primarily German and Scandinavian, and recent southeast Asian, Hispanic, and east African (primarily Ethiopian) immigrants. Per capita, it’s the third most diverse community in the state, with the population speaking 58 languages.