ASMP — American Society of Media Photographers

Photographer Captures African-Americans Breaking The Silence

Image © Dale Rich

Cross-posted from CBS Detroit Newsradio 950
[by Vickie Thomas]

WWJ celebrates Black History Month​ featuring those who are inspiring, impacting and making a difference. Today, City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas shines the spotlight on photographer and historian Dale Rich.

Rich began pursuing his passion while working as a pressman at The Detroit News.

“I’ve been retired for almost 10 years and I’ve had presentations and screenings,” he said. “I do more photography because I’m chronicling black life, and not just Detroit but nationally.”

His work has appeared in the New York Times, local newspapers and in magazines.

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