Dazhane Leah is from northwest London and she has created a stunning photo series about black power and what it means to people. Leah used the power of social media to gather information on what black power means to everyone and her work landed on the cover of every blog from Buzzfeed to the BBC UK.
“I asked everyone what the phrase ‘black power’ meant to them,” she told BuzzFeed News. “Based on everyone’s answers I was able to come up with themes for each shoot.”
She got a number of responses including:
“Understanding that our hair is meaningful”, “being unapologetic about our features, culture, and background” and “to love everything about yourself”. “To me, it means to be comfortable in your own beautiful black skin.”
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