Dark GirlsBook - 2014
A companion book to the NAACP Award-nominated documentary of the same name showcases photos of successful women of color paired with their insights about what being dark-skinned means to them, including Lupita Nyong'o, Cicely Tyson, Brandi and Karli Harvey. 40,000 first printing.
In the tradition of the New York Times bestselling I Dream a World and Crowns comes this full-color companion volume to the acclaimed NAACP Award–nominated documentary Dark Girls—an inspiring and breathtaking photo book that celebrates dark-skinned women.
Black has never been more beautiful, witnessed by this magnificent collection featuring accomplished dark skinned-women from all walks of life. In Dark Girls, celebrities such as Lupita Nyong'o, Vanessa Williams, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Judge Mablean Ephriam, Brandi and Karli Harvey, and over seventy-five other outstanding women share intimate insights into what their dark skin means to them.
Filled with gorgeous photographs, this thoughtful, sophisticated, alluring, and uplifting collection captures the elegance of dark skin—joyfully showcasing that we truly are beautiful for who we are.
A companion to the documentary "Dark girls" directed by Bill Duke combines portraits of dark-skinned African American women from different walks of life with quotations from interviews about their appearance and how they feel about it.