Basic Black; Capturing Black Life: A Conversation With Photo Historian Deborah Willis
CC Master Capturing Black Life: A Conversation with Photo Historian Deborah Willis Show #4007 Broadcast Date: 1/15/09 Producer Valerie Linson Length: 26:46
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- Basic Black
- Capturing Black Life: A Conversation With Photo Historian Deborah Willis
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THe series was formerly known as Say Brother. Series title change as of 1/8/1998. This series is black produced and is one of public television's longest-running series that is rooted in and reflects the culture, concerns, achievements and history of people of African descent. Also includes controversial issues, African American artists, and events of special interest to the African American community.
Series release date: 1/8/1998
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Photographer and photo historian Deborah Willis has been capturing the African American image for more than 30 years. Recipient of a MacArthur "genius grant" in 2000 and current chair of the Photography & Imaging Department at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Willis discusses her most recent work, Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs.
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- Race and Ethnicity
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- Chicago: “Basic Black; Capturing Black Life: A Conversation With Photo Historian Deborah Willis,” 01/15/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 20, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCF71ABFCB9749AAA2627593ED93352B.
- MLA: “Basic Black; Capturing Black Life: A Conversation With Photo Historian Deborah Willis.” 01/15/2009. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 20, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCF71ABFCB9749AAA2627593ED93352B>.
- APA: Basic Black; Capturing Black Life: A Conversation With Photo Historian Deborah Willis. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCF71ABFCB9749AAA2627593ED93352B