Educator Resource Packet: A Boy in Front of the Loews 125th Street Movie Theater, from the series Harlem, U.S.A

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A work made of carbon pigment print, from the portfolio "harlem, u.s.a." (2005); edition 4/15.
A Boy in Front of the Loews 125th Street Movie Theater, 1976, printed 2005
Dawoud Bey

A Boy in Front of the Loews 125th Street Movie Theater is one of thirty photographs that constitute Harlem, U.S.A., Dawoud Bey’s first significant body of work. In this series, he explores a multitude of approaches towards representing the identities of Harlem and its black residents. This teaching packet includes an essay, discussion questions, activity ideas, a glossary, and images of three photographs from the series.

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