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Fear Into Fire: Reclaiming Black Male Identity Through the Art of Tattooing is a research and photography project that brings attention to the complicated stories embedded in the symbolisms of black men's body art.  Focusing on black men of the Hip Hop era, Fear Into Fire:... examines how the use of tattoos give voice and recognition to black male experiences.  The intent is to challenge contemporary notions regarding African American men in mainstream media.  The photographs serves as a tool for drawing correlation between the meaning and connection of the body and the art tattooed on it.