Thomas Allen Harris Goes Through a Lens Darkly | PBS.Org

The first documentary to explore the role of photography in shaping the identity, aspirations, and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present, Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People probes the recesses of American history through images that have been suppressed, forgotten, and lost.

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Studio Portraits of African-American People in the Second Half of the 19th Century | Vintage Everyday

In documenting the history and experience of African-Americans, the Simpson collection also records and depicts acts of racism, oppression, and violence; though they are sometimes unpleasant and even shocking, such materials represent significant aspects America’s complicated history.

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‘The Green Book of South Carolina’ – New York Amsterdam News

The South Carolina African-American Heritage Commission has recently launched an exciting new mobile travel guide, “The Green Book of South Carolina,” to help residents and visitors from all over the world navigate to the more than 300 African-American cultural sites across the state’s 46 counties.

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