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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