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Ann Dean, Speaker

Artist and freelance photographer. Photography teacher at the Lawrence Arts Center

The Power of Imagery and the Civil Rights Experience

Since its inception, photography has been used for raising awareness of social issues, provoking emotions and thoughts, and reshaping our perceptions of the world. This presentation will delve into the impact of photography on the civil rights movement in the aftermath of the landmark Supreme Court case, Brown v. Board of Education, tracing the evolution of how Black individuals and communities have been portrayed from historical beginnings to the era of Brown v. Board and up to the present day. 

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