Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-jaimie-milner-gifted-20160131-story.html

Jaimie Milner was a post-production intern at Disney when the studio was making its first film with a black princess, 2009’s “The Princess and the Frog.” Using Milner and actress Anika Noni Rose as references, animator Mark Henn designed the movie’s main character, Tiana. But she noticed the film’s prince was racially ambiguous.  “I asked why isn’t the prince black,” Milner said, and the question prompted her to further contemplate how black men are portrayed in the media. Over the next six years, the photographer worked to show different sides of black men — their beauty, vulnerability and brilliance...

Culture TYPE

http://www.culturetype.com/2016/09/21/gifted-photographer-jaimie-milner-pays-tribute-to-beauty-and-ingenuity-of-black-men/

FOR MORE THAN FIVE YEARS, Jaimie Milner has been photographing black men. She describes the process as an exploration of the "beauty and ingenuity of black men today." Milner has made portraits of more than 50 so far, from all walks of life -- artists and musicians, men in politics and business. One of the most compelling images captures artist John Outterbridge peering out of an open car window, looking directly into the camera. The series is called "Gifted."...

LOS ANGLES SENTINEL

https://lasentinel.net/photographer-jaimie-milner-celebrates-the-beauty-and-genius-of-black-men.html

The portrayal of Black men in society has haunted Black culture for decades. USC Alumna and photographer Jaimie Milner is ready to push pass the myths and paint an image of truth. Milner was first introduced to photography by one of her high school teachers.  As she grew up, a family friend continued to nurture her talent...