LaToya Ruby Frazier’s best photograph: me and my guardian angel | The Guardian ‘My grandmother collected porcelain dolls after her daughter was murdered. It was something to do with filling that loss. She was my guardian angel’

‘My grandmother collected porcelain dolls after her daughter was murdered. It was something to do with filling that loss. She was my guardian angel’

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Thomas Allen Harris Goes Through a Lens Darkly | PBS.Org The first documentary to explore the role of photography in shaping the identity, aspirations, and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present, Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People probes the recesses of American history through images that have been suppressed, forgotten, and lost.

The first documentary to explore the role of photography in shaping the identity, aspirations, and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present, Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People probes the recesses of American history through images that have been suppressed, forgotten, and lost.

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‘They wanted to jail us all’ – Black Panthers photographer Neil Kenlock looks back | The Guardian From beauty pageants to burned-down pubs, Neil Kenlock spent decades capturing the struggles – and victories – of black Britain. Here he relives ‘some of the best years of my life’

From beauty pageants to burned-down pubs, Neil Kenlock spent decades capturing the struggles – and victories – of black Britain. Here he relives ‘some of the best years of my life’

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A Portrait of Black Life in Florida, One Neighborhood at a Time | Hyperallergic “The histories of Black communities in the United States have been undervalued, suppressed, erased throughout time.”

“The histories of Black communities in the United States have been undervalued, suppressed, erased throughout time.”

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Capturing the Civil Rights Era Through the Lens of Gordon Parks | Daily Beast Gordon Parks captured the beauty, horror, and complexities behind the lives of those who lived during the Civil Rights Era.

Gordon Parks captured the beauty, horror, and complexities behind the lives of those who lived during the Civil Rights Era.

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Don Hogan Charles, Lauded Photographer of Civil Rights Era, Dies at 79 | The New York Times Don Hogan Charles, who was the first black photographer to be hired by The New York Times, and who drew acclaim for his evocative shots of the civil rights movement and everyday life in New York, died on Dec. 15 in East Harlem. He was 79.

Don Hogan Charles, who was the first black photographer to be hired by The New York Times, and who drew acclaim for his evocative shots of the civil rights movement and everyday life in New York, died on Dec. 15 in East Harlem. He was 79.

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