This is a fascinating and informative photo collection of seldom-seen African American soldiers in the U.S. Armed Forces from the Civil War to the Iraq War.
Fighting for Freedom:photographs from the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Published by: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African American History and Culture; London: D. Giles Limited, 2017.
This book is a visual feast of rarely seen daguerreotypes of African American peoples – both enslaved and free. Reproductions are from the Getty Museum and the private collection of attorney Jackie Napolean Wilson.
Hidden Witness:African-American images from the dawn of photography to the Civil War
by Jackie Napolean Wilson
published by St. Martins Press
This month’s theme, #BlackIsBeautiful, is curated by Shauntee Burns-Simpson.