The industry at large can support me by hiring me. Yes, Black women are starting to be represented in front of the camera - but we aren’t getting the same level of opportunities behind the camera. This year I became the first Black woman to photograph an athlete for ESPN’s Body Issue. This was its 10th year.Brands, magazines, and galleries need to look at how they may be feeding into a culture that’s not inclusive of black women. Make the effort to seek us out. Make the effort to hire outside of your circle of family, friends, and acquaintances who look the same as you. Make the effort to be intersectional.
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