#BlackIsBeautiful Glory: Magical Visions of Black Beauty

“Beauty is in the eye of the Beholder”

Clichéd but true, this month’s theme emphasizing the physical beauty of Black people underlines this saying. What better way to pay homage to the diverse beauty of Black people than through photography? This lovely coffee table book beautifully illuminates Black beauty as viewed through the camera lens of a fine art photography team.

Helping young girls see the glorious possibilities of their natural hair
Glory: Magical Visions of Black Beauty
Authored by Kahran and Regis Bethencourt
Foreword by Amanda Seales
Published by St. Martin’s Press, 2020
ISBN-10 : 1250204569
ISBN-13 : 978-1250204561

A husband and wife photography team present a colorful collection of photos intended to reflect the glorious beauty of Afro-textured hair on children of the African diaspora.
Instagram: #afroartseries

Rhonda Oliver is currently a regional branch manager with the Indianapolis Public Library. She has diverse experiences working within medical, academic, and public libraries.  Her most recent achievement was advocating for and designing a standalone library with the local community, which resulted in the building of a new branch library in an area that had previously been served from a storefront for over 48 years. Rhonda loves to read romance novels with a focus on intelligent and science-minded women, medical thrillers, children’s literature, and YA science fiction novels; in particular those with BIPOC characters.

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