#1960Now: Photographs of Civil Rights Activists and Black Lives Matter Protests (E-Book)
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The fight for equality continues, from 1960 to now.Combining portraits of past and present social justice activists with documentary images from recent protests throughout the United States,#1960Now sheds light on the parallels between the 1960s Civil Rights Movement and the Black Lives Matter movement of today. Shelia Pree Bright's striking black-and-white photographs capture the courage and conviction of '60s elder statesmen and a new generation of activists, offering a powerful reminder that the fight for justice is far from over. #1960Now represents an important new contribution to American protest photography.
• Puts the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's in direct conversation with Black Lives Matter • Introduction from Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza • Builds on the appeal of #1960Now and @sheepreebright on Instagram
Fans ofTraining School for Negro Girls,Martha Rosler: Irrespective, and Charles White: A Retrospectivewill love this book.
This book is perfect for: • Politically engaged folks of all ages • Fine art photography buffs • Black Lives Matter and Civil Rights era activists • Community organizers