Silas Crosby of St. Joseph's Catholic School glides through the water as he poses for a portrait at the Greenville County Aquatic Complex. Crosby is The Greenville News 2020-21 All-Upstate boys swimmer of the year.

Jhonny Ramos, an asylum seeker from Venezuela, poses for a portrait in Manhattan near the shelter where he is currently staying. Ramos was one of several thousand asylum seekers who were bussed from Texas to "sanctuary cities," in his case to Washington D.C. before eventually making his way to New York City.

Actor Jonathan Majors poses for a portrait at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Va. while promoting his new movie, "Devotion." Majors stars as a U.S. Navy fighter pilot during the Korean War in the film.

Danny L. Cannon, 63, stands in front of his home in the Calhoun neighborhood in Clemson, S.C. Cannon is a diehard Clemson football fan, but he and his neighbors have been feeling increased pressure from living less than two miles from the university. Cannon says the neighborhood is a fraction of the size it was when he first moved there 40 years ago. Over the years, hotels, apartments and most recently, a $25 million student housing complex, have been built in parts of what used to be the neighborhood. "You gotta hold onto what you have. It's family land. It's my land," Cannon says.

From left, Scott "Bootie" Cothran, Bob Reese, Brett Sims and Grace Sims pose for a portrait in the parkour section at Motive School of Movement, a gym that focuses on parkour and Ninja Warrior style training.

Reign Dobbins poses for a portrait at J Rest Farms. Photographed with Kodak 160 film.

Rev. Darian Blue is a pastor and community leader in the Nicholtown area of Greenville, S.C. He has been working towards improving his community through worship and direct action to make the lives of his followers and neighbors better. 

Mary Kate Wyer of Southside Christian School is a finalist for The Greenville News All Upstate girls soccer player of the year.

Clayola Brown, 74,, president of the A. Philip Randolph Institute stands next to images of events surrounding the civil rights movement and 1963 March on Washington as she poses for a portrait in her office building. As a teenager, Brown attended the March on Washington, which will be celebrating its 60th anniversary this August.

Lakewood golf player Brooks Venuti, 18, left, lies on the green as his teammate Justin Collins, 16, putts at the Lakewood Golf Course. 

Wren High School's Bryce McGowens poses for a portrait in front of his home. McGowens is The Greenville New's 2020 All-Upstate boys basketball player of the year.

Black Hills State University student Jesse Dunaway poses in front of a page of sheet music for his five-movement musical composition called "Homestake" at the Clare and Josef Meier Hall. 

Johnnie Grant performs as "Jean D'eau" at the Foam Fusion JamFest in Atlanta. Grant was headed to Charlotte for a performance when his rental car was pulled over in South Carolina and he had $8,000 seized by law enforcement.

Toby Price (24) buckles up before competing in the WISSOTA Super Stock Friday night at Black Hills Speedway.

Auburn Drury of Spearfish won the 123 pound senior division championship of the Ringside World Championships in Independence, Missouri. More than 1300 boxers from around the world competed in the tournament. 

From top left, Bernie, a 1-year-old English bulldog, Ellie, a 2-year-old parti-color cocker spaniel, Lazy Hearts Shining Star, a 3-year-old German shorthaired pointer and Angie, a 7-month-old shirley bastian dachshund pose for portraits Friday afternoon during the Rapid City Kennel Club Dog Show at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

Millikan High School artist Alison Pirie stands behind one of one of her acrylic and ink pen pieces, "Tampered Adolescence," in the school art gallery. 

From left, Jack Williams, 4, Clara Lawrence, 13, and Myleigh McDowell, 8, pose for a portrait. The three childhood cancer survivors will be participating in the upcoming CHOP! Cancer cook-off.

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