Between Dances: Ballroom Dance in Detroit After Covid

Detroit was one of the first epicenters of covid in the US, and older African Americans were among the hardest hit of the city's residents. This was devastating to the city's large community of ballroom dancers, who had worked to preserve a style of Black dance from the city's heyday at the center of American pop culture. I documented the community's efforts to rebuild in 2021 as Detroit reopened from lockdown. This series was featured in The Washington Post Magazine and recognized with a Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Award

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