The photographs contained within the Roland L. Freeman – Portfolio span from 1969-1985. These images were culled from hundreds of published and unpublished photographs made by the photographer. It is a visual testament to the spirit and resilience of the Black communities in the South. These twelve photographs speak to the cultural diversity and regional traditions of Black American life – from the rural countryside to the urban city centers of the South.
We are revisiting this feature from Laws of Salvage: The 2020 Burnaway Reader. Monica Uszerowicz explores the Florida Everglades with artist and activist Reverend Houston Cypress and filmmaker Sasha Wortzel.
In this essay republished from last year, Jasmine Amussen considers the work of Native artist Hock E Aye VI, or Edgar Heap of Birds, and the annual National Day of Mourning on the fourth Thursday in November.