Scopio Celebrates Black History Month By Accepting And Voicing The Diversity Of Black People And Their Culture
Scopio Celebrates Black history month with various images that show genuine moments between real families enjoying precious moments together.
Scopio is celebrating Black History Month with diverse Images of black families that showed a different side of them that was far away from stereotypical. Black history month (also known as African American History Month) is celebrated every year to acknowledge and appreciate the contributions made by the Africans to the United States and the rest of the world.
Black History Month is a chance to celebrate unsung heroes of black British history whose contributions have for too long been disregarded and overlooked. It also provides the people with an opportunity to confront racism head-on by supporting the government, institutions, and corporations to embrace and implement impartiality and diversity strategies.
2020 was the year when the world ultimately spoke about anti-black racism. The brutal murder of George Floyd in the United States by police caused unrest across the world and lead to thousands of people come out to the streets to demand an end to racism.
Black History Month is celebrated to cater to a growing need to spread awareness and celebrate the sacrifices made by all those who have worked on paving the way to equality.
Scopio recognizes that its role in spreading awareness in today’s world is an essential part of bringing about changes that the world still needs.
Scopio wanted to educate people about the universal issues that are going on around the globe. Racism is one of those many issues that people need to learn and communicate about with their families. On this Black History Month, Scopio has featured images of black people and families reading books, laughing together, spending time together, and learning. These pictures portray a whole different aspect of what the normal is.
These Images feature the following books that are written by black authors; Obama’s book by Barack Obama, Zade Smith Grand union, How to be an anti-racist by Ibram X Kendi, the Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi, Dear Martin by Nic Stone, I know why the caged bird sings by Maya Angelou, Miracle at St. Anna by James Mcbride, The vanishing half by Brit Bennett, and Between the world and me by Ta Nehisi Coates.
The photographers who captured these inspiring photographs are; Michael Williams Astwood (Michael Dajour) Who is a fashion and portrait photographer from Atlanta, Georgia. He believes that is it important to represent black people. There is always beauty in human diversity and to be able to express that in the most visual medium is the epitome of true representation.
Jemiah Fields is a 19-year-old creative photographer based in Atlanta, Georgia. After a car accident in 2018 that caused her to lose her confidence in her former passion, dance – she pursued photography, which she has now become very successful in, her story is as inspiring as her photography.
April Lawrence is a photographer and mother of 3. She and her family live in Hawaii. April does her photography full time which has allowed her to establish a name for herself on the island of Honolulu.
Scopio itself is an image marketplace of more than 300,000 photos from photographers in 150 countries. They made Forbes30under30 this year for their mission, to make stock photography more diverse, authentic, and affordable.