Taylor Hall takes a moment to rest on top of picnic blankets and a red, black, and green stars-and-stripes flag while watching clouds in Stockton Park in Detroit on Juneteenth 2021. I took this photo because it feels like not enough images are made of Black women relaxing and just being. She looked so content and relaxed that I had to snap a photo. All images in this post taken by Val Waller for Momentum at Medium.

Valaurian Waller

Valaurian Waller is a freelance documentary photographer from Detroit, MI. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Detroit Free Press and more.

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