Frank Espada was a documentary photographer, best known as the creator of the Puerto Rican Diaspora Documentary Project, who photographed the civil rights movement of the 1960s as well. His work is in the collections of the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, the National Portrait Gallery and the Library of Congress.
Listen to Richard Michelson and Martín Espada on Northampton Poetry Radio
Watch Vivas to Those Who Have Failed: Poems by Martín Espada and Photographs by his father Frank Espada
Watch Martín Espada read his poem Mad Love, about his father Frank’s photography