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Title:
Picturing us : African American identity in photography
Author:
Willis, Deborah, 1948-
Publication Information:
New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton & Co., [1994]

©1994
Physical Description:
xiii, 209 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : picturing us / Deborah Willis -- When you meet Estella Smart, you been met? / Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor -- A Sunday portrait / Edward P. Jones -- In our glory : photography and Black life / bell hooks -- In my father's house there were no images / E. Ethelbert Miller -- Gazing colored : a family album / Christian Walker -- Grandmother's face and the legacy of Pomegranate Hall / Adele Logan Alexander -- My grandmother died last night / Lisé Hamilton -- The plaintiff speaks / Clarissa T. Sligh -- Finding a space for myself in my film about color consciousness / Kathe Sandler -- Affirmative action and the white backlash : notes from a child of apartheid / Luke Charles Harris -- The erotic image is naked and dark / Carla Williams -- Mug shot : suspicious person / Claudine K. Brown -- The continuing drama of African American images in American cinema / St. Clair Bourne -- How come nobody told me about the lynching? / Jacquie Jones -- Hard core poverty / Paul A. Rogers -- Afro images : politics, fashion, and nostalgia / Angela Y. Davis -- Making noise : Marcus Garvey Dada, August 1922 / Robert A. Hill.
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ISBN:
9781565841079
Format :
Book