Samanta Helou Hernandez

multimedia journalist and photographer

Samanta Helou Hernandez is a multimedia journalist and photographer covering culture, social issues, and identity through a Latinx lens. She's published with Curbed, Remezcla, LA Weekly, and Playboy, among others. Her work has been exhibited at The International Center of Photography in New York City and The Mexican Consulate of Los Angeles. Samanta was an Annenberg Fellow at USC, where she received her M.A. in Arts Journalism.

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As the city geared up for the election, Latinos in Los Angeles experienced the election in diverse ways.

PHOTOS: How LA’s Latino neighborhoods experienced Election Day 2020

As the city geared up for the election, Latinos in Los Angeles experienced the election in diverse ways.

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On June 7, Angelenos in Boyle Heights and East LA rallied for Black Lives Matter.

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On June 7, Angelenos in Boyle Heights and East LA rallied for Black Lives Matter.

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