BY BRONX TIMES
The Bronx Documentary
Center will hold its fi rst in person
exhibition since COVID-19
on June 5. ‘The Human Cost:
America’s Drug Plague, which
explores the opioid crisis.
The personal stories told of
losing children, families and
freedom will provide a compassionate
look at a how drugs
have affected people across the
Last year, America lost
81,000 men, women and children
to drug overdoses. Drug related
violence has endangered many
of the Bronx streets, including
Courtlandt Avenue, home to the
Bronx Documentary Center.
James Nachtwey, the dean
of American confl ict photographers,
reports with visual journalist
and editor, Paul Moakley,
from New Hampshire, Ohio,
Boston, San Francisco and beyond.
Dorothy Onikute, 33, a deputy sheriff with the Rio Arriba County sheriff’s offi ce, responding to an overdose call
on Feb. 4, on the side of the road in Alcalde, N.M. James Nachtwey
BRONX TIMES REPORTER, J 40 UNE 11-17, 2021 BTR
Jeffrey Stockbridge documents
the course of six years. Mark
Trent follows a tight-knit group
of friends in West Virginia
through cycles of substance
abuse and tragic death. The
BDC hopes this exhibition will
lead to productive discussions
about a deadly American problem.
hold its fi rst in
on June 5
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