Bronx photographer puts black women in focus

A photographer from The Bronx is putting African-American women in focus to bring awareness to stereotypes faced today. Fine arts photographer Ijeoma Iheanacho has set out to give 100 local women of

News 12 Staff

Feb 24, 2012, 3:02 PM

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Bronx photographer puts black women in focus
A photographer from The Bronx is putting African-American women in focus to bring awareness to stereotypes faced today.
Fine arts photographer Ijeoma Iheanacho has set out to give 100 local women of African descent a chance to share their struggles in three separate portraits. The first photo portrays a stereotype, the second shows how the woman feels she really is and a third displays how the model wants the world to see her.
There will be an exhibit showcasing the 300 photos when the project is finished.


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