TAXI DRIVER

Photography by Allan E. Schoening

Recognition can be hard to come by in this city, as elusive as a 25-percent tip. That’s why Working Class aspired for a closer glimpse of men who shuttle us here and there, but seemingly get lost in the shuffle to keep up appearances and appointments.

Nana Frimpong

Age: 50
Came to America: 2003
Country of origin: Ghana
Reason for coming to America: Better life and a better education.

Jugtar Singh

Age: 28
Came to America: 1998
Country of origin: India
Reason for coming to America: My family.

Sonan Tsering


Age
: 25
Came to America: 2004
Country of origin: Tibet (born in India)
Reason for coming to America: Opportunity.

Golam Kahn

Age: 52
Came to America: 1993
Country of origin: Bangledesh
Reason for coming to America: Vacation.

Elhadji Barry

Age: 40
Came to America: 1997
Country of origin: Senegal
Reason for coming to America: My wife and two sons.

Neah Shajahan

Age: 50
Came to America: 1986
Country of origin: Bangladesh
Reason for coming to America: A better life.

Parjit Singh

Age: 28
Came to America: 2001
Country of origin: India
Reason for coming to America: Education.

2 Comments

  • Sam76
    March 9, 2017 at 22:44

    One more great project. Thank you

  • megan
    March 12, 2017 at 23:54

    this is great…

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