José A. Alvarado Jr.

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Location: New York
Nationality: Puerto Rican American
Biography: A New York native, José A. Alvarado Jr. (b. 1989) is a Puerto Rican documentary photographer working on long-form visual narratives. He is currently based in New York City. His work has been published by: The New York Times, VICE, The... read on
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Black Columbia Student’s Confrontation With Security Becomes Flashpoint Over Racism on Campus
josé a. alvarado jr.
May 2, 2019
Location: barnard college
In April I spent a morning with Alexander McNab, 23, at Barnard College for the NY Times. The college is the site of a video recorded encounter between Alexander and campus security officers that went viral and sparked a conversation about racial biases on campus.

 Black Columbia Student’s Confrontation With Security Becomes Flashpoint Over Racism on Campus
A video of Alexander McNab being pinned down by security officers is adding to a broader conversation about how students of color are treated at one of the nation’s most prominent universities.
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