Brenda Ann Kenneally, 2000 W. Eugene Smith Fund Grant Recipient

For several years, Brenda Ann Kenneally has been documenting the legacy of drug use from generation to generation in her Brooklyn, N.Y. neighborhood of Bedford Stuyvesant, where she lives with her young son. “Ninety-nine percent of the photographs in my project occur on our own street,” she says. “Most conflicts here are about power. Money is a way to get power; drugs are a way to get money. Respect is power. The root of my project was teen mothers, but now I’m following families from mother to daughter to granddaughter.”