Photograph by Zun Lee, from the award winning book Father Figure: Exploring Alternate Notions of Black Fatherhood.
“I’m the only kid in my class that has a dad around…” Fidel Willis with his father, Jerell. Brooklyn, NY. November 2012. Jerell and Fidel are from Brooklyn and live in the Baruch Housing Complex on the Lower East Side, the largest NYCHA project in Manhattan.
Photograph by Zun Lee
Zun Lee is a photographer and physician in Toronto, Canada. His visual storytelling centers on overlooked social issues in marginalized communities. He was named onto Photo District News’ List of 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch in 2014. His work has been published in Burn Magazine, New York Times’ Lens Blog, Revista Photo Magazine and other publications.