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11.01.2009

Black-And-White Black America - The Picture Show Blog : NPR

Black-And-White Black America - The Picture Show Blog : NPR
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Black-And-White Black America

Roy Decarava/Courtesy of The Museum of
Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago



By Claire O'Neill

In the 1950's, photography was hardly considered art. If you wanted to be taken seriously as a photographer, you snapped mountains and models -- not your neighbors. It also helped to be white. But Roy DeCarava, turned all of that on its head. He died this week at the age of 89. Tune in to Fresh Air today to learn more.

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