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Chris Cook - Black Lives Matter Book

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Black Lives Matter

Limited Edition of 250


12 x 14 inches

360 pages 

11 lbs

Release date: 9-15-22

Essay: Halima Taha 

Essay: Carl E. Hazlewood

Editor: Debra P. Hershkowitz

Designer: Robergeau Duverger

Published and distributed by Valentine New York

The “Black Lives Matter Movement” series explores the titular social cause and their strivings for racial justice amid the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. Formed in 2013 after the killing of Black teen, Trayvon Martin, their work has been grounded on bringing an end to police brutality and racial violence against Black members of society.  The grassroots group’s focus on protest is central to this work. As a photographer of color, this art form affords me a safe space to delve into the realities of those often overlooked and discounted; something I desperately wanted to confront in this work. For me, my images are my protest.

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