Christian Lee is a New York Times published photographer and a National YoungArts Winner whose work received international recognition from over thirty competitions & publications, including the Sony World Photography Awards, Vogue Italia’s PhotoVogue, W.W. Norton & Company, Fujifilm, the University of Cambridge, and the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
The cowboys of East Compton

The cowboys of East Compton

COMPTON — Amid the dreary and distinctively urban landscape, visitors in East Compton recognize echoes from the past. A spur of gang related violence throughout the 90s stained the city’s reputation and led to the popularization of various stereotypes regarding...