Best of 2018
People enter an event inside the Lexus Velodrome in midtown Detroit, MI on January 13, 2018. The soon to open sports complex on Mack Avenue features an indoor bicycle racing track and other sports amenities.
People stand around the fire at the Fire and Ice Festival in Rochester, MI on January 19, 2018.
Megan Halicek a survior of sexual abuse by Larry Nassar speaks to the hugs a supporter after the sentencing of the disgraced doctor in Ingham County Circuit Court on January 24, 2018 in Lansing, Michigan. The former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University Doctor was sentenced to up 175 years in prison for sexually assaulting dozen of girls and women.
Protesters walk through a McDonald’s drive-thru in the New Center in Detroit on February 12, 2018. The demonstrators were taking place in a nationwide protest calling for fairer labor practices on the 50th anniversary of the Memphis sanitation workers strike.
Maria Walkenbach, 58, looks for a new home on her computer in Southwest Detroit on March 1, 2018. She is among the first 10 people get a newly renovated house from the Detroit Land Bank, in order to leave the neighborhood adjacent to the construction of the Gordie Howe Bridge.
People waves cell phone lights during the national anthem at Monster Jam Pit Party at Ford Field in Detroit, MI on March 10, 2018.
Detroit Windsor Truck Ferry passes by Zug Island along the Detroit River, on April 13, 2018. Gregg Ward, the owner of the ferry, is adjusting to the potential loss of business when the Gordie Howe Bridge is completed
Children paint with toy cars at Cummings Great Expectations in Flint, MI on April 25, 2018. The Flint preschool is designed to provide services to children who have been lead posioned.
United State Secretary of Education Besty DeVos checks out the Girl Scouts of Southeast Michigan Frist Lego League Jr. Team at the the First Championship Detroit, an international robotics competition at Cobo Center in Detroit on April 27, 2018
Benjamin Feliciano has his Shrek makeup applied by Park Players director, wardrober, and make-up artist Barbara Weisserman before a performance of Shrek: The Musical at the Redford Theater in Detroit, MI on April 29, 2018.
Students line up at Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary-Middle School in Detroit on May 1, 2018.
A groups of friends smoke hookah after breaking Ramadan Fast outside Cedar’s Bakery in Dearborn, Michigan, on May 19, 2018. Southeastern Michigan has one of the largest middle eastern populations in the US and Dearborn, MI has large amounts of Iraqi, Lebanese, and Yemeni families.
Mila Alcid, 5, of Madison Heights poses for a picture at the Ferndale Pride Festival in Ferndale, MI on June 2, 2018.
A girl poses for a picture at Mud Day at Nankin Mills Park in Westland, MI, on July 10, 2018. The event has taken place for the past 31 summers and an estimated 1500 children jumped in this year’s pit.
Volunteers listen to a presentation at a campaign organizing event for Michigan Gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed at Always Brewing Coffee in Detroit, MI, on July 11, 2018.
Levi and Moshe come up with a plan of who to visit next, at an office building in Farmington Hills, MI. The pair, so called Friday Boys, spend their pre-sabath hours reading the weekly torah portion and performing the tfilin with local Jews. ⠀
Puppeteer Torri Ashford performs during a rehearsal of Carrie Morris Arts Production at the groups studio in central Detroit on July 15, 2018.
Rashida Tlaib, a candidate for Michigan’s 13th congressional district shows children a video of her confronting President Donald Trump at a National Action Network Event in Inkster, MI on July 23, 2018. For over 5 decades John Conyers held the seat that covered the west side of Detroit before he abruptly retired in 2017.⠀
Brenda Jones, a candidate for Michigan’s 13th congressional district greets Detroit resident Michelle Moncrief in Detroit, MI on July 24 , 2018. For over 5 decades John Conyers held the seat that covered the west side of Detroit before he abruptly retired in 2017.⠀
Hussein Saleh, 2, Dearborn Heights, MI waits for his mother to vote at Howe School in Dearborn Heights, MI on August 7, 2018. The polling location is within Michigan’s 13th Congressional District which will elect it first new member of congress in more the 50 years after John Conyers resigned in 2017.
Rashida Tlaib gives her victory speach at her campaign headquarters in Detroit, MI on August 8, 2018. Ms. Tlaib is running to replace long time Detroit Congressmember John Conyers in Michigan’s 13th congressional district.
A man wears a ‘Make Racism Wrong Again’ hat during n ‘Need to Impeach’ event featuring Tom Steyer, co-founder of NextGen Climate Action Committee, in Detroit, MI on Aug. 13, 2018. Steyer plans to spend an additional $10 million on helping Democrats take control of the House by attempting to drive up turnout among infrequent voters motivated by the idea of impeaching President Donald Trump.
Jessica Speiss plays with a balloon she plucked out of the waters near Zug Island during a Trash Fishing outing on the Detroit River on August 8, 2018. Birmingham, MI, resident Tom Nardone and his son Mark are trying to start a Trash Fishing movement to encourage boaters to collect trash from neglected waterways.
Michael Dribbles, 10, of Detroit plays with balloons along the route of Aretha Franklin’s funeral procession on Livernois Avenue in Detroit, MI on August 31, 2018
A woman stands just out the amphitheater as Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan speaks at an Holy Day of Atonement event at Aretha Franklin Park in Detroit, MI on October 14, 2018.
Keri Ann Tarrant, of Ypsilanti prays during a Rosary Coast to Coast event on the Detroit River waterfront in Detroit, MI on October 7, 2018. Michigan and Canadian Catholics gathered along the Detroit River as part of the continent wide simultaneous prayer event.
Congregants carry Torahs around at a Shabbat of Solidarity service at Temple Shir Shalom in West Bloomfield, MI on November 3, 2018. The service is part of a series of nationwide religious services responding to the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg, PA.
Brenda Andrews. 61, Detroit waits for winners to be called at the Michigan Democrate’s election night party at the Motor City Casino in Detroit, MI on November 6, 2018.
A sign reads “2500 E. Gerneral Motors Blvd” outside The General Motors Co. Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plany on the boarder of Hamtramck and Detroit, MI, November 26, 2018. The largest U.S. automaker is cutting seven plants and eliminating unpopular sedan models during a time when auto sales remain brisk, a sign that Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra is making changes now before an economic downturn forces her hand.
People smoke cannabis at a party celebrating the first day of legal recreational marijuana use, at the Cannabis Counsel in Detroit on the east side of Detroit on December 6, 2018.
This entry was published on January 1, 2019 at 8:05 pm and is filed under Photojournalism
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Powerful images, Anthony! Thanks for posting. Looking forward to seeing what you create in 2019!