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Henry Louis Gates Jr.

The gathering storm

Experts see change on horizon amid pandemic, reckoning around race, and upcoming election

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Sarah Elizabeth Lewis, assistant professor of the history of art and architecture and African and African-American studies, guest edited the magazine Aperture, producing an issue called “Vision & Justice,” the first on African-Americans, race, and photography for the magazine.

Curating a visual record

Sarah Lewis guest edits Aperture magazine as she readies a new class on African-Americans, race, and photography

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Renée Mussai (pictured) and Mark Sealy selected 200 photographs for "The Paris Albums 1900: W.E.B Du Bois" exhibition (photo 1). The images were among the 363 originally displayed by Du Bois at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900. "Du Bois was mounting this exhibition to fight back visually against images of black people as animals, bestial, deracinated, ignorant," said Henry Louis Gates Jr. (photo 2).

Black like we

In exhibit of century-old photos, African-Americans defined their own essence

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