Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Marcqui Akins' Black Magazine Editorial: THERE WAS A TIME

his·to·ry:(hĭs'tə-rē) n. pl. his·to·ries
6. acts, ideas, or events that will or can shape the course of the future; immediate but significant happenings
[From Greek historiā, from historein, to inquire, from histōr, learned man; see weid- in Indo-European roots.]

Marcqui put together a powerful story of images for the New Zealand based, Black Magazine. His images along with the author's story of growing up during the Civil Rights Movement reminds us to never forget our history and how it defines how we see ourselves in the present. Keep on eye on this guy, kids, there's a lot more greatness to come!

Full magazine to be sold in the states starting in October 2008. Translation? This is some exclusive stuff you are seeing here and only here! Check out our website for the full story and larger images.