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African American Women

Photographs by National Museum of African American History and Culture, Foreword by Lonnie G. Bunch, Other Kinshasha Holman Conwill, Other Natasha Trethewey

About the Book

Volume 3 of Double Exposure highlights NMAAHC's rich collection of photographs of African American women, some of whom are cultural icons. This volume demonstrates the dignity, joy, heartbreak, commitment, and sacrifice of women of all ages and backgrounds, with photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Beverly Conley, Robert Galbraith, Ernest C. Withers, Wayne F. Miller, P.H. Polk, Joe Schwartz, and Milton Williams.

Aligned to Common Core Standards

Natasha Trethewey was the United States Poet Laureate 2012–2013. She has written an original essay and reprinted two poems for this title.

Kinshasha Holman Conwill is the deputy director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.