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Christopher Gregory

Christopher Gregory is a Puerto Rican photographer based in New York City. He is a founding member of Black Box, and he lectures in the New Media Narratives program at the International Center of Photography in New York.

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 Photo by Christopher Gregory

Street Fighters

Summer 2017 | Photography

On a hot June afternoon, driven by an anxiety that seems to track with the viciousness of the national mood, I visit an arcade to see if it still has the analgesic effect I craved as a lonely teenager, when I felt especially embattled because, as a black person, I’d begun to realize what America might have in store for me.