Emell Derra Adolphus

Emell Derra Adolphus is a writer from Detroit. Read more of his work at

Making It: A Native Detroiter Makes His Mark in New York

Jeremy Martin was nearly 5 years old when he received an art kit of paints, drawing pencils and brushes from a family friend. With his newfound creative tools, Martin began experimenting with coloration, he remembers, producing the kind of abstract [...]