SHAN is an award-winning photographer, writer, and freedom fighter from East Baltimore. Using the lens to document the various communities of the African diaspora, SHAN's work focuses on the experiences, identities and struggles of black life.  

BLACKS AND BLUΞS is the search engine to black life, infrastructure, and storytelling. Utilizing the lens in order to illuminate the seamless merging of art and life by assembling colored and black-and-white images. BLACKS embodies black people and the culture, while BLUΞS represents colored images, but also, the timeless blues blacks encounter.

The #BLVKBLUE zine, photo prints, and other goodies are available here at blacksandblues.com.