Black in America
A photojournalist's view of contemporary African Americans.
Hidden Witness : African-American Images from the Dawn of Photography to the Civil War
A slim volume of extraordinary daguerreotypes.
Picturing Us : African American Identity in Photography
Thought-provoking essays explore how images of African Americans are perceived - and how they should be interpreted in American visual culture.
Special Moments in African-American History, 1955-1996 : The Photographs of Moneta Sleet, Jr
A photographic record of the life and times of Moneta Sleet, Jr., a staff photographer for the Johnson Publishing Company, from 1955 until his death. Includes many of the twentieth century's most historic moments.
The Black Female Body : A Photographic History
Pulls together early images from out-of-print art books and social-scientific investigations as well as late twentieth century photographs and museum pieces.
Viewfinders : Black Women Photographers
A record of black women who ventured into photography; compiled by a photographer.
Without Sanctuary : Lynching Photography in America
Shocking photographs and postcards of lynching victims; some text, but the pictures more than tell the story.
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