Louis Draper: Photographing Black Lives Matter for 50 Years [PHOTOS]

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Louis Draper: Photographing Black Lives Matter for 50 Years [PHOTOS]

A solo exhibition of photographer Louis Draper (1935-2002) illuminates the humanity of 20th century African-American life

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Louis Draper: Photographing Black Lives Matter for 50 Years [PHOTOS]

Louis Draper: Photographing Black Lives Matter for 50 Years [PHOTOS]

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... 1966

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