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Bruce Davidson: Chicago, 1962. I like to think this is playing on the jukebox.
Nat Turner’s bible (source) And on the 12th of May, 1828, I heard a loud noise in the heavens, and the Spirit instantly appeared to me and said the Serpent was loosened, and Christ had laid down the yoke he … Continue reading
N. C. Wyeth: Endpapers for a 1918 edition of Jules Verne’s Mysterious Island (1874). The book, a sequel to Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, recounts the adventures of five Union soldiers who escape their Confederate captors in a hot … Continue reading
“12-year-old Freddie Lewis, left, and Marshall Beck, both of San Diego’s Normal Heights neighborhood, set aside superhero comics to check out a copy of ‘Howard the Duck’ in 1976. (Dennis Huls / San Diego Historical Society)” (source)
Tom Morris: Portrait of Billy Eckstine (1965) (source) Billy Eckstine was a jazz singer and bandleader of the swing era; listen to his 1951 hit “I Apologize” here.
John Jennings: cover art for Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci Fi & Fantasy Culture by Ytasha L. Womack (2013) (here)
Louis Mélançon: Leontyne Price as Cleopatra in Samuel Barber’s Antony and Cleopatra (1966)