Following the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile at the hands of police officers, photographer Bryon Summers felt heartbroken and frustrated.

As an African-American man, he felt that working toward a solution was a matter of life and death. But he felt typical methods like marches and demonstrations weren't having an immediate impact. Instead, he took a different tack.

"I wanted to approach the problem of misrepresentation of Black men in mainstream media," he wrote in an email. "Photography is my medium of choice and with social media at our fingertips today, we can all choose what is newsworthy instantly."

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