There is no doubt that the waves of immigration by people of African descent have changed this country forever. It has changed the way people listen to music, the way they play it, our dress, cooking, and diet, the way we speak and think. We are no longer the place I knew as a child—to some people that is quite painful, but to most people whether they are aware of it or not, it has made us a better country.

- England is the place for me, a Vice Magazine interview with Val Wilmer. You can find more of her photography here.