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Sept. Smithsonian Magazine & NMAAHC

My work in the Sept issue @smithsonianmagazine of objects from the archives of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture. Fifteen new works for the #Manifest project appear along with comments and essays by Natasha Trethewey, Deborah Willis, Mae Jemison, John Lewis, Jacqueline Woodson, Angela Y. Davis, Oprah Winfrey, Thomas Chatterton Williams, […] Read More

Frederick Douglass: Body, Spirit & Image in the #Manifest Project

I was a visiting faculty member at Rochester Institute of Technology when I began working on the first images that would later become the Manifest portfolio. One of the first objects that I photographed was a lock of Frederick Douglass' hair in the collection of the Rush Rhees Library at the University of Rochester. In […] Read More

The #Manifest Project on the Daily Mail UK

Works from the Manifest portfolio are on the Daily Mail UK […] Read More

“Haunted Places: Race, Architecture and the American Landscape” at Lycoming College Art Gallery

Feb 24 - April 1, 2017, Lycoming College Art Gallery, Williamsport, PA WENDEL WHITE: HAUNTED PLACES: RACE, ARCHITECTURE and the AMERICAN LANDSCAPE Reception: Friday, March 3, 2017, 5-9 p.m. Gallery Talk by Wendel White: 5:30 p.m Wendel White’s exhibition includes work from two projects; "Schools for the Colored" and "Red Summer.” Each project is concerned […] Read More

#SchoolsfortheColored @photoeyebooks for #reviewsantafe

from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2fHhWka Thank you @photoeyebooks for exhibiting works from #schoolsforthecolored during @centersantafe #reviewsantafe […] Read More

Red Summer – Elaine Arkansas, 1919

"Batch of Negroes Doomed to Death: Six of 122 Blacks Indicted for Arkansas Riots are Tried, Convicted and Sentenced to Death in Day" Helena, Ark. November 1 [1919] The riots in Elaine Arkansas (Oct 1, 1919) by some accounts were among the most deadly and widespread of the Red Summer. Death tolls vary widely and scholars […] Read More

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