José A. Alvarado Jr. (b.1989) is a Puerto Rican photographer dedicated to documenting class inequality, civic engagement, and contemporary issues in Puerto Rico and New York City. He works primarily in long-form storytelling, using visual...
Skills:Translator, Image Archiving, Digital Printing, Sports, Lighting Tech, Audio Recording, Photo Assisting, Color Correction, Film Scanning, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premier, Apple Final Cut Pro, Book Layout/Design, Photo Editing, Black & White Printing, Web Design, Exhibition Design, Photojournalism, Film Processing, Film Photography
for Redux Pictures: The Murder of George Floyd, One Year On
One year ago America was a society struggling with Covid-19: the deaths of loved ones, closed schools, lost jobs and lonelier lives. Then suddenly we were something else: We were a society watching Darnella Frazier’s video of a Black American being suffocated under the knee of a white American, a police officer. Our eyes were fixed; our memories seared. We were a society called to reckon with the murder of George Floyd...
Photographed for Redux Pictures. Written by The New York Times Deputy Opinion editor Patrick Healy.