Summer 1998

Lester Sloan

These photos are of men who attended the Million Man March on Washington in 1995. The event was defined by the media in terms of numbers, but to me it was as much about individuals and singular acts of rededication to self and family. And, despite what others said, it was more about the message than the messenger.



Ancestral Eyes


Unity


Sister, Sister


Dawn of a New Era


The Pride


The Elder

Lester Sloan, a 1976 Nieman Fellow, is a freelance photjournalist living in Los Angeles.

No Comments Yet
Submit a Comment
   
   
   
Enter the words above: * Enter the numbers you hear: *
Switch to audio Switch to image
Thank you for your comment. It will be published after it is approved by an editor. Read our comments policy »