The Art of Black History

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  • James Lesesne Wells
  • Charles Wilbert White
  • Marilyn Nance
  • Mary Edmonia Lewis
  • Hale Aspacio Woodruff, Amistad
  • Dindga McCannon
  • Malcolm X, Gordon Parks
  • Norman Rockwell
  • Marvin Gaye, Ernie Barnes
  • Barkley Leonnard Hendricks
  • Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller

"Three placards" (1986)

Photographer Marilyn Nance captures a crowd of demonstrators paying tribute to civil rights icons Elijah Muhammad, Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. Her work is featured at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Marilyn Nance/Library of Congress)