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Imprisoned in a luminous glare : photography and the African American freedom struggle

Author: Leigh Raiford
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2011.
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Over the past one hundred years, Raiford argues, activists in the black freedom struggle have used photographic imagery both to gain political recognition and to develop a different visual vocabulary about black lives. Offering readings of the use of photography in the antilynching movement, the civil rights movement, and the black power movement, Raiford focuses on key transformations in technology, society, and  Read more...
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Raiford, Leigh.
Imprisoned in a luminous glare.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010034642
(OCoLC)607975616
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leigh Raiford
ISBN: 9780807882337 080788233X 9781469603414 1469603411
OCLC Number: 701719774
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 293 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. No Relation to the Facts about Lynching; 2. Come Let Us Build a New World Together; 3. Attacked First by Sight; Conclusion: Or Was It the Pictures That Made Her Unrecognizable?; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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