Native Chicagoan and Pulitzer Prize–winner Michelle V. Agins is a staff photojournalist for The New York Times. She has received two Pulitzer Prize nominations, once for her photos from the Bensonhust protests, and once for her series on the Times series “Another America: Life on 129th Street.” She and her colleagues at the Times won the Pulitzer Prize for their series “How Race is Lived in America.” Her photographs have appeared in Essence, Sports Illustrated, Ebony, and Jet. She is featured in Songs of My Peopleand Photographs of Hope. She is also the coauthor of Rookie, a children's book on the WNBA player Tamika Whitmore. Michelle has won regional and national awards including the Gordon Parks Award for Broken Promises, a story of indigent people living along the Mississippi Delta. She now lives in Brooklyn with her family.
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