One in every four women and one in every six men will experience sexual violence by the time they are 18. The #MeToo movement seeks to bring justice to the survivors of sexual violence.
Located on Commercial Street in downtown Springfield, it’s easy to miss the approximately 400 square foot cinder block building home to Café Dhibs.
Empty beer cans litter the sticky floor. Sweaty bodies jostle. A guitar riff bounces off the concrete walls. Pushing open a tightly wedged back door, the sound of loud music grips at the outside air. This is a place of escape.
A radiating passion for capturing stories through a lens began years ago in a science classroom’s closet. At the time, the idea of a future in photography was foreign.