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Poverty and Mythologies in America

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Matt Black Photographer Matt Black has completed four cross-country trips photographing communities of "concentrated poverty" across forty six U.S. states © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Matt Black USA. Rome, Mississippi. 2017. A woman in her kitchen. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Matt Black Salvaging bricks. Drew, Mississippi. USA. 2017. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Matt Black Payday lenders. Leesville, Louisiana, USA. 2017. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Matt Black Downtown. Ballinger, Texas. USA. 2017. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Matt Black Crow Fair rodeo. Crow Reservation, Big Horn County, Montana. USA. 2017. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Matt Black Searching for scrap metal. Flint, Michigan. USA. 2015. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Matt Black Downtown. Uniontown, Alabama. USA. 2017. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Matt Black Shuttered train terminal. Buffalo, New York. USA. 2015. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Matt Black Tiantha Williams bathes her son in a tub of bottled water. She was diagnosed with listeria during her pregnancy, and her son was born two months early. Flint, Michigan. USA. 2016. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Matt Black Cattle auction. Alturas, California, USA. 2016. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Matt Black Snowstorm. New Haven, Connecticut. USA. 2016. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Matt Black Riders during a commemoration of the Wounded Knee Massacre. Ziebach County, South Dakota. USA. 2016. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Matt Black House after snowfall. Flint, Michigan. USA. 2016. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Matt Black Preparing for a transgender ball. Birmingham, Alabama, USA. 2017. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Matt Black Bridge-crossing jubilee. Selma, Alabama. USA. 2017. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Matt Black Laundry. Days Crossroads, Georgia, USA. 2017. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos