New York-based photographer Linda Nieves-Powell grew tired of being wedged into Puerto Rican stereotypes during her childhood in white, suburban New Jersey. Years later, she turned her frustration into images. Inspired by a 1954 Life magazine cover photo of Rita Moreno, Nieves-Powell began recreating iconic images of Afro-Latina trailblazers, and debuted the series in honor…Read More
From left to right: 1) Volunteering at the Sherrill House nursing home has become the highlight of my week. 2) Breakfast & The Banner. 3) Perpetually looking at art. 4) An aggressive, but not unwarranted, feminist wake up call. 5) Starting the year right with a trip to the Motherland. 6) Found this little oasis in my office building.