Library Of Congress Acquires Nearly 100,000 Images By Harlem Photographer Shawn Walker

It’s Halloween in Harlem, sometime in the 1970s. Five children stand in a shadowed doorway: Mickey Mouse and a little monster pose at the top of the steps, while Superman is already on the move toward the next house. Continue Reading →

The Timelessness Of The Photographs Of Kamoinge In Harlem

Page145-photo-by-June-Delairrie-BRIDE-ON-THE-BEACH-NASSAU-BAHAMAS-2007-photo-bu-June-DeLairre-Truesdale-e1454695565549In 1963, the Kamoinge Workshop produced their first portfolio of photographs taken by members who made up the group. The portfolio included a statement that read: “The Kamoinge Workshop represents fifteen black photographers whose creative objectives reflect a concern for truth about the world, about society and about themselves.” Continue Reading →


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