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Let your motto be resistance : African American portraits

Author: Deborah WillisLonnie G BunchMarc PachterElizabeth AlexanderNational Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)All authors
Publisher: [Washington D.C.] : National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institute : Distributed by HarperCollins, ©2007.
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Genre/Form: Portraits Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Biography Exhibitions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Willis, Deborah, 1948-
Let your motto be resistance.
[Washington D.C.] : National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institute, Distributed by HarperCollins, ©2007
(OCoLC)608041755
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Willis; Lonnie G Bunch; Marc Pachter; Elizabeth Alexander; National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.); National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution); International Center of Photography.
ISBN: 9781588342423 1588342425 9781588342461 1588342468
OCLC Number: 86117420
Notes: "Inaugural exhibition of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery and the International Center of Photography."
Awards: Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Award, 2008.
Description: 183 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Contents: Foreword. A collaboration / Lonnie G. Bunch III, Willis E. Hartshorn, Marc Pachter --
Introduction / Lonnie G. Bunch III --
The photographic portrait: constructing an ideal / Deborah Willis --
American idols / Sarah Elizabeth Lewis --
Postscript: M is for memory / Cheryl Finley --
Biographies / Ann M. Shumard, Frank H. Goodyear III, Frederick S. Voss --
Afterword / March Pachter --
Index of photographers --
Commentaries : Edmonia Lewis / Kirsten P. Buick ; Paul Robeson / P. Sterling Stuckey ; Coleman Hawkins / David C. Levy ; Muhammad Ali / William C. Rhoden --
Poems / Elizabeth Alexander : Carver's song ; Toomer ; The black woman speaks ; Abuela watches television ; Stokely and Adam ; Jazz funeral, New Orleans.
Other Titles: African American portraits
Resistance
Responsibility: Deborah Willis ; introduction, Lonnie G. Bunch III ; afterword, Marc Pachter ; essays, Cheryl Finley, Sarah Elizabeth Lewis ; poems, Elizabeth Alexander ; biographies, Frank H. Goodyear III, Ann M. Shumard, Frederick S. Voss ; commentaries, Kirsten P. Buick [and others].

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