A black and white photo of a young Black boy wearing a face mask at a protest in LA.
Protesters demand justice for George Floyd and others killed in officer-involved shootings in Los Angeles on May 27, 2020. Photos: Alexis Hunley

I Photographed the L.A. Protests — Here’s My Story

This isn’t just my job. This is personal.

I get asked often, “What’s it feel like documenting the protests?” And more times than not, I don’t have much of an answer beyond, “Heavy.” It feels like a daily cycle of rage, joy, despair, and hope. The images I create are the physical representation of me processing everything in real time. This is…