Kwame Brathwaite Black is Beautiful

2nd Edition Now Available

“From Beyoncé to Barack Obama, it’s hard to think of a black figure who does not owe their prominence, in some measure, to the ethos of ‘Black is Beautiful’” —Ekow Eshun, Financial Times

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"The Brooklyn-born photographer spent his career working to elevate natural black beauty during a time when the fashion industry was resistant." —the Guardian 

“Together, the exhibition and the monograph are important footnotes to a slogan that has become both a state of mind and a revolutionary movement.” —Hyperallergic


By Tanisha C. Ford and Deb Willis with an introduction by Kwame Brathwaite

Aperture Books

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