Out-takes from Kings of the Confederate Road

I’ve been thrilled to be part of the collaboration with L. Kasimu Harris and Maurice Carlos Ruffin to put together the long-form essay and photo project, “Kings of the Confederate Road,” published by Bitter Southerner. Kasimu took the excellent photographs for that piece, but along the way I took some video and photos of my own that helped guide my writing and processing of the experience, as sort of a rough conceptual visual aid. Here are some of those visual “out-takes” from the project.

Unicyclist and dancing prior to Lee statue removal:

Lee statue right after removal:

Lee statue being hauled away:

Sound of cicadas and car tires on expansion joints, under the Edmund Pettus Bridge on the night of July 3, 2017:

My own photo out-takes:

 

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