Jana Williams

Photographer
     
Miss Black USA
Location: Philadelphia
Nationality: American
Biography: Jana Williams is an American documentary photographer and visual storyteller based in Philadelphia. Their practice in photography touches on ideas of spectatorship and the oppositional gaze, voyeurism and representation of the black female body... read on
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Miss Black USA
Copyright jana williams 2021
Date of Work 08/18/17 - 08/20/17
Updated 02/22/18
Location Washington DC

Her America, is a digital content made by Lifetime TV documenting the lives of 50 women across 50 states; examining the opinionated woman. My assignment for Her America was to tell the story in pictures of attorney and Miss Black Maryland USA contestant Saidah Grimes. Miss Black USA provides a platform for women of color to break stereotypes promoting scholarly achievements; a dedication to community service; while showcasing talent and beauty. Check out the entire editorial at heramerica.com.

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