The fight for equality continues, from 1960 to now.
Combining portraits of past and present social justice activists with documentary images from recent protests throughout the United States, #1960Now sheds light on the parallels between the 1960s Civil Rights Movement and the Black Lives Matter movement of today. Shelia Pree Bright's striking black-and-white photographs capture the courage and conviction of '60s elder statesmen and a new generation of activists, offering a powerful reminder that the fight for justice is far from over. #1960Now represents an important new contribution to American protest photography.
• Puts the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's in direct conversation with Black Lives Matter
• Introduction from Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza
• Builds on the appeal of #1960Now and @sheepreebright on Instagram
Fans of Training School for Negro Girls, Martha Rosler: Irrespective, and Charles White: A Retrospective will love this book.
This book is perfect for:
• Politically engaged folks of all ages
• Fine art photography buffs
• Black Lives Matter and Civil Rights era activists
• Community organizers
- Publisher : Chronicle Books
- October 23, 2018
- Hardcover : 160 pages
- ISBN-10 : 145217072X
- ISBN-13 : 978-1452170725