Haitians In America

Haitians in America: Photographer Captures Injustice Through Work

Zarita Zevallos is New York-based architect and photographer. However, everything that makes her who she is comes from Haiti, her native country. Zevallos uses her craft to capture injustices and break the system.

When did you discover your passion for photography?

I always wanted to throw myself into photography because my father always carried his vintage AE-1 Canon camera around to document our childhood. It’s thanks to him that we have so many memories to look back on. This stuck with me and when photography was trending again, I decided to get my first digital camera back in 2015 , I think.  




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The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
Haitian Times
Jul. 25, 2018