Imprisoned in a Luminous Glare: Photography and the African American Freedom Struggle
In Imprisoned in a Luminous Glare, Leigh Raiford argues that over the past one hundred years activists in the black freedom struggle have used photographic imagery both to gain political recognition and to develop a different visual vocabulary abou
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