From a young age, many Black Latinx people have been taught that beauty is determined by a person’s proximity to whiteness. Latin America’s complex racial history—stemming from colonization, assimilation, and aggressive attempts to erase its Black roots and preserve whiteness—has played a key role in this twisted mentality.
Meet The People: Photographer + Model Schaël Marcéus on Being Unapologetic + Creating Images He Wants to SeeSep 29. 2021
"My Olympic medal sits in a drawer," Imboden muses. "But my relationships with people and the world around me…[are] drastically more important.”
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