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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Frida and Me

This photo is of Cuban-African American photographer and activist, Emerald Arguelles. She's one of my closest friends. We were working on a women's empowerment project together about menstruation when I noticed this powerful tattoo on her leg. Arguelles holds her Cuban roots close and dear to her, never forgetting her heritage.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2019
Date Uploaded: 08.2019
Photo Location: Savannah , Georgia, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Courtney Lowry