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It was announced today that Graphic Design student, Malik Moore, is the winner of the National Portfolio Day Association poster contest.  Malik’s design will appear on posters announcing Portfolio Day in high schools and community colleges across the country. When the vote … Continue reading

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Dean’s Dialogue: Posing Beauty in African American Portraits: A Talk by Dr. Deborah Willis February 8, 2011

“I was a student in the 70s,” said Willis. “I asked my professor ‘Where are the other images,’” of African Americans. “There were (those of) tenant farmers of laborers and that’s fine,” she said. Her professor set her on course to investigate and search for the photos Willis knew had to exist. “I found myself as a resource. The images for me are to open up the dialog…how women are always under surveillance…I’m always asking ‘How are these images used.’”
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