Honoring the people photographed in the 1930s "ex-slave narratives," researcher and documentarian Lee Hedgepeth renders their portraits in color. Part science, part art, colorization allows us to bear deeper witness to their lives—if only in our imaginations.
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Lee Hedgepeth is a storyteller, researcher, documentarian, and Alabamian. Currently a doctoral student in political science at Tulane University of Louisiana, his dissertation will focus on the freedom narratives. Lee holds master’s degrees in political development and community journalism.