From infants to elders, congregants make the pews their runway

TThere is an oft circulated black-and-white image that represents an array of Black diasporic tendencies, such as cool and style. In a photograph taken by Russell Lee in 1941 for the Farm Security Administration titled “Negro boys on Easter morning,” five young Black boys lean, sit, or stand on the…

Rikki Byrd

Rikki Byrd is a scholar, writer and educator whose writing focuses on race, representation, fashion and visual culture. rikkibyrd.com

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