Photography Feature

About the Photographer

Brian Palmer (b. 1964, Queens, NY) is a photographer and award-winning journalist based in Richmond, Virginia. He strives to tell stories that might not otherwise be told—stories of conflict, activism, and daily life. His multimedia approach unites narratives and images, bridging the two to unite comprehensive storytelling and thorough investigation.

23 October 2020

Cleveland, OH—Early voting at the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, including violin performance by Ariel Clayton Karis.

17 October 2020

Woodland Cemetery, Cleveland, OH—Headstones for United States Civil War veterans, including United States Colored Troops (USCT), United States Colored Infantry (USCI), United States Colored Heavy Artillery (USCHA), as well as Ohioans and others.

24 October 2020

Antioch Baptist Church, Cleveland, OH.

23 October 2020

Cleveland, OH—Early voting at the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections; Shooting Without Bullets wheat pastes posters of the late Stephanie Tubbs Jones, former U.S. Representative (11th Congressional District)—“also the first black woman to become a judge of Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, as well as the county’s first black prosecutor”—on the outside walls of the ACLU Ohio.

6 April 2021

Erie Street Cemetery, Cleveland, OH.

16 April 2021

East Cleveland Public Schools, Cleveland, OH.

2021 Grants

$24,354,818 / 139 Grants

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