History as documented through the image has a short historiography. Until recently, even the nobility lacked multiple images or sometimes any likeness at all.
And Still I Rise: Black America Since MLK is a companion to a PBS series of the same name and chronicles the last 50 years of black history and culture in an illustrated timeline featuring
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