Al Smith documented the African American culture of his hometown for over 50 years. He photographed friends, family, the music scene and clubs with a warmth and intimacy that celebrated the vibrant social life of the city. Seattle on the Spot is at the Museum of History and Industry until 17 June.
The recipient of the 2014 McDonald’s 365Black Community Choice Youth Award, Jordan is also an author and an international speaker. Her book, “The Making of a Young Entrepreneur: A Kid’s Guide to Developing the Mindset Success,” is a number one bestseller on Amazon.com that has sold 10,000 copies. She wrote and self-published it when she was 11.