Attacks on Annie Leibovitz’s “Dark” Ketanji Brown Jackson Photographs

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The lighting in Annie Leibovitz's Ketanji Brown Jackson photographs has drawn criticism (12)

The lighting in Annie Leibovitz’s Ketanji Brown Jackson photographs has drawn criticism. Online responses to Annie Leibovitz’s portraits of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson have been mixed, with some critics charging the legendary photographer with ignorance.

Attacks on Annie Leibovitz's "Dark" Ketanji Brown Jackson Photographs

which some opponents criticized as “degrading.”Some Twitter users criticized the angle of a picture that showed Jackson standing next to Lincoln’s image at dusk.

“I recognize the intended message, but I believe this sends a message that says, “Lincoln freed the slaves; look what they accomplished. Particularly in that lighting, a little too white saviors,” someone wrote.

Attacks on Annie Leibovitz's "Dark" Ketanji Brown Jackson Photographs

Some people on Twitter claimed Annie Leibovitz wasn’t skilled at taking pictures of people of color. Getty Pictures Others criticized Vouge for not using a black photographer for the shoot and questioned why the publication didn’t photograph conservative Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barret in 2020.

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