Dennis Morris : Soul Sister, Hackney, 1974. "I was taking photographs at a pivotal time for black people in Britain, politically and culturally," says Dennis Morris. "Suddenly we weren’t coloured people any more – we were black. It was a question of pride and of self-definition."
The Negress - 1868 is a bronze sculpture by French artist Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux. The Negress portrays a women who is the personification of the continent of Africa. Carpeaux wanted to use her to emphasize the horrors of slavery, creating the piece 3 years after the Civil War of the United States had ended and twenty years after it was banned in France.