A look back: Afronistas of the ’60s

posted on June 23rd 2009 in Afronistas & History & Photography with 1 Comments

A FB friend shared this with me and it was very postworthy…

Check out these captures of classic afronistas of days past from the Magnum Photos vaults.

(c) Magnum Photos

NEW YORK CITY—In Harlem, Arlene Hawkins with afro puffs, 1968. © Eve Arnold / Magnum Photos

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ALGIERS, Algeria—The wife of Eldridge Cleaver, Kathleen, also an active member of the Black Panthers, 1969.
© Bruno Barbey / Magnum Photos

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Black Panthers at an anti-Vietnam demonstration, 1969.
© Bruno Barbey / Magnum Photos

(c) Magnum Photos
UNITED KINGDOM—American model, singer, novelist, and actress Marsha Hunt, 1969.
© Dennis Stock / Magnum Photos

(c) Magnum Photos
NEW YORK—Italian model Benedetta Bargini and photographer Gordon Parks, 1964.
© Eve Arnold / Magnum Photos

as seen in the post “Funky ‘Fros, Hippies, and ‘Hives” on Slate.com

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  • Nyaisha

    commented on March 19, 2013 at 10:13 pm

    These pics are beautiful.

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