What’s even more interesting is that she’s a late 20th century photography. Like 1990, 1995.
She should be celebrated.
‘The Kitchen Series’ and ‘From Here I Saw What Happened And I Cried’ are the two best things I’ve seen all year so far. You should google them or something if you’re reading.
They speak volumes and evoke so much emotion and thought. She should be celebrated. Her and Basquiat. It’s a shame they aren’t household names.
When people think Black History, they think slavery, civil rights, Rosa Parks, MLK. Sure, that’s all the old stuff and equally important to know and speak about, but Black History is being made every nanosecond of every day. I think it’s important to hear about the people who have made their mark within the last 30 years too. They shouldn’t have to wait 50 years to show up in a history book or to be heard about.
Young people, Black or White or whatever. We have to start educating ourselves. Filling & killing your brain with Chief Keef & molly water isn’t gunna cut it.