This special exhibition explores the experience of being Black in America through a series of twenty-five large-scale photographic portraits of prominent African Americans by photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. In addition, excerpts from a series of filmed interviews directed by Greenfield-Sanders and conducted by noted film critic Elvis Mitchell.
Included in the presentation are portraits of Serena Williams, Chris Rock, Colin Powell, Toni Morrison, Russell Simmons, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Sean Combs, and other stellar subjects from the worlds of politics, the arts, sports, religion, and business.
The Black List: Volume One aired on HBO in August and is now being rebroadcast on Friday, November 21, at 5 p.m. EST; Sunday, November 23, at 10 a.m. EST; and on HBO2 and on HBO On Demand for two weeks, November 17 through December 1.
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