Michael P. Smith Fund For Documentary Photography 2013 Finalist James Edward Bates Passing the Torch

Project Summary: Passing the Torch is photojournalist James Edward Bates documentary of modern day racism through an intimate view of the KKK as it exists today, with a particular focus on the children. Bates hopes the images will spark communication, education and change.

Congratulations to all of the Finalists in the 2013 Michael P. Smith Fund For Documentary Photography

Bates' Project Proposal

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