lostinurbanism:

Fannie Lou Hamer Speaks Out, Essence Magazine (October 1971) photographed by Louis Draper

lostinurbanism:

Fannie Lou Hamer Speaks Out, Essence Magazine (October 1971) photographed by Louis Draper

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I can’t say it enough: Get this book! Separate Cinema: 100 Years of Black Poster Art, with 100s of examples of movie posters for African-American films.

Separate Cinema: The First 100 Years of Black Poster Art is a brilliant collection of movie posters that features 100s of examples from around the world.

Creative Review has more background on this essential book.

The Crisis, September 1918
Cover illustration: Frank Walts
See a collection of complete issue scans of The Crisis, the official magazine of the NAACP, from 1910-22.
#Ferguson signs, via Buzzfeed and the King Center

#Ferguson signs, via Buzzfeed and the King Center

The New Republic, August 25, 2014
Creative director: Dirk Barnett
Read the story: The New Racism, This Is How the Civil Rights Movement Ends.

The New Republic, August 25, 2014

Creative director: Dirk Barnett

Read the story: The New Racism, This Is How the Civil Rights Movement Ends.

The last print edition of Jet magazine is published today, June 9, 2014. 
It’s going to continue as an app and on various digital platforms.
Source: Chicago Business Journal

The last print edition of Jet magazine is published today, June 9, 2014.

It’s going to continue as an app and on various digital platforms.

Source: Chicago Business Journal

R.I.P. Jet magazine. Keith Kelly at the New York Post reports that Jet will cease publishing its print edition and go to website-only. See a collection of 15 classic 1960s Jet covers here.

Sepia, August 1959

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Sepia, August 1959

Most of these magazine covers came from 16 Stone Vintage, the essential site for scans of vintage black magazines from the 1950s-70s.