Affirmations of the Week: The Art of Brittani Sensabaugh

Brittani Sensabaugh loves us for real and it shows in her art. She travels to "Melanated Communities" (Black spaces) throughout the world and captures our beauty with her lens. She sees us. So, go on and enjoy our beauty. Enjoy.


Brittani Sensabaugh.

Deep East Oakland, California.

Documentarian & Photographer.

Traveler to and Lover of our "Melanated Communites":  Baltimore, Brooklyn, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Jamaica (Kingston), New Orleans, Oakland, Philadelphia, Los Angeles (Watts) and more.

Show Her Some Love: Instagram. Website.

Author of the book "The Power of Melanin"

Brittani's Powerful Work.

Click any image for more on her site.

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Brittani's Words

I’ve made it my business to go and document all the places around the world where melanated people live that the media talks down on. I not only document the story beauty and emotions they don’t show, but I make sure I get to the root of WHY so much destruction is happening. I feel this is a way to create a new version of history. Each picture I capture is a piece of history that I am giving back to my people. It’s a reminder that no matter how much PAIN and STRUGGLE we go through, we will find ways to shine and rise above it. I document to bring awareness towards my people living in these areas by showing we all share the same struggle and love.
— Brittani Sensabaugh,

Brittani's Speaks

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