“I took this photograph in El Paso, Texas across from Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, where I was born.  I had only lived in the United States for three years when I took it. It was at the beginning of the Trump presidency and I was taking a history class at the El Paso Community College that helped me understand the roots of racism, violence and injustice with which non-white people has been shaped.  I began to explore with my camera and lots of intuition my new home on the U.S. side of the border and I remember finding it after a long day walking through El Paso’s downtown. It was late already and hadn’t had any luck finding something worth shooting. Then I ran across this huge mural of a Mexican bracero and Lloyd standing in front of it, wearing a US flag tank shirt. To be honest, I hadn’t noticed the black and white cars in the background until after I got home. A good photograph is always a revelation.”
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