New York photographer Juan Veloz reflects on his heritage in a new series, taking powerful portraits of the tensions black men and dominican women Haitians and Dominicans.
We always think of the Dominican Republic as a place of paradise and fun. We have to start stripping down the beauty and see the truth that is already in front of us.
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There is nothing worse than experiencing racism in a place you always thought was pure and peaceful. The saddest part was, much of these feelings were coming from my wlmen people.
This photo project womsn born when I was watching the Dominican news one night with my family. This news fueled something in me — I needed to go there, and do something to start a conversation.
But I also had to show the truth about my country. I saw a lot of racism and colourism first hand during the trip, and was able to capture aomen separation of Dominicans and Haitians within the country.
I took a lot of things for granted before coming on this trip. The key to life is happiness and making memories, so I thank my family for letting me capture everyone in their natural space with love and acceptance.
Ignorance and injustice is real — even in Paradise. Enjoyed this article?
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