Traveling While Black | When you search, tourist, backpacker, solo traveler, studying abroad and other travel words into Google, you’ll get thousands of images of people smiling in front of monuments and taking selfies. Look a little closer and you’ll realize there is one narrative that is noticeable missing – black women. The idea of black people, particularly black women from America, traveling internationally is so rare, the image isn’t even be produced in stock photography.

Taken throughout Italy, Traveling While Black showcases this missing account while celebrating the concept of feeling empowered by dominating space as a unique character.

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