Topic: Civil Rights Movement

Camilo José Vergara
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The Dream Continues: Camilo José Vergara’s Photographs of MLK Murals

For more than 30 years, photographer and sociologist Camilo José Vergara has documented murals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in America’s inner cities. Here, Vergara writes for LightBox about the roles King’s image has played in American culture.

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Hank Willis Thomas
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Erasing Type: Hank Willis Thomas on What Advertisements Are Really Saying

Unbranded: Reflections in Black by Corporate America 1968-2008,” part of a new installation at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, is a project by artist Hank Willis Thomas. Appropriating ads that have targeted the black audience over the last 40 years, Thomas uses their […]

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