A Photographer Looks Deep Into America’s Past

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source: The New York Times

Dawoud Bey’s images at the Whitney Museum expose rich histories hidden beneath the surface, how places evolve over time.

Before he became a photographer, Dawoud Bey trained as a jazz percussionist, looking to John Coltrane as a role model for melding craft with a commitment to social justice. As a teenager