But march ever forward, breaking down bars. Look ever upward at the sun and the stars. Oh, my dark children, may my dreams and my prayers. Impel you forever up the great stairs. For I will be with you till no white brother. Dares keep down the children of the Negro Mother. – Langston Hughes
With a deep interest in America’s marginalized communities surrounding the socioeconomic, political and cultural, Tyler investigates the power of storytelling and the ways in which education and the media shape ideals of self. “Woman In Progress” is a display of the innocent genius found in the simplicity and depth of young Black women. Each episode examines the unique perspective of the girls who’ll become the women leading the society of the future. Tyler is a SCAD graduate who holds a BFA in photography and fashion design, living and working as a visual artist and image consultant in Chicago.