On April 18 2015 the city of Baltimore erupted in mass protests in response to the brutal murder of Freddie Gray by police. Devin Allen was there and his iconic photos of the Baltimore uprising became a viral sensation.
In these stunning photographs Allen documents the uprising as he strives to capture the life of his city and the people who live there. Each photo reveals the personality beauty and spirit of Baltimore and its people as his camera complicates popular ideas about the ghetto.”
Allen’s camera finds hope and beauty doing battle against a system that sows desperation and fear and above all resistance to the unrelenting pressures of racism and poverty in a twenty-first-century American city.” – publisher
Black & White Photographs