Thursday, August 18, 2022

UM Professor Alysia Steele Has Photos Chronicled in NY Times

Steele’s compelling portraits capture the pride and spirit of her remarkable subjects.

The Aug. 29 on-line edition of the New York Times has an in-depth article on a contributor and Ole Miss professor, Alysia Steele. Click here for the article.
Steele teaches at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media and she is a Pulitzer Prize winning photographer. Her most recent project, capturing the images of African American women in Mississippi, is the subject of this Times report. Here are some more photos from the report:
Alysia Burton Steele, a professor at the University of Mississippi. Ms. Steele is chronicling a group of African-American women for a book-in-progress she has titled “Jewels in the Delta.”CreditAndrea Morales for The New York Times

Steele’s subjects command the camera and are the focal points of their respective communities.

Church and spiritual life are the environments where the power of these ladies is fully realized.

Courtesy of New York Times, Alysia Steele.

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