Sunday, March 13, 2016

Black Photographers and the emergence of a people

"It's the culmination of years since 1972, I've been researching African-American photographers and the history of black images in terms of looking for black photographers and images that told a different story that has been normally seen of black people." Deborah Willis 
African-American photographers are central to telling, preserving and reclaiming stories long distorted or hidden. NPR recently spoke with Thomas Allen Harris and Deborah Willis about the film, a project that's taken 10 years to complete.