This small town symbolized the archetype of pastoral American life. Yet this idyllic place was also held hostage by a dark past, manifesting in the racial tensions that scar much of American history.
Anica James is a documentary photographer currently living in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Born and raised in Peterborough, Ontario, she is a recent graduate of the photojournalism program at Loyalist College. She has exhibited her photography both nationally and internationally and is currently working on a long-term project about epilepsy.