Ailey II dancer Maya Finman-Palmer, who is originally from Madison, Wisc. “When you guys dance, I want you to feel something," she said. Lucy Gellman Photos.
Patrick Smith, who has taught at Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School since 1998. Pictured in the background is student Paris Bland. Lucy Gellman Photos.
Anniya Taylor-Beam, Yamilet Ramirez Rosas and Matthew Judd. All of them are seniors at Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School. Lucy Gellman Photos.
The class on College Street. Lucy Gellman Photos.
Research papers on deadline. Running up against the clock while holding a part-time job. Rapid levels of anger boiling over as my anxiety reaches its stress limit.