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Aperture Celebrates the Launch of "Vision & Justice"

Sarah Lewis, Carrie Mae Weems, Chelsea Clinton, and other special guests present Aperture magazine's landmark summer issue.

 - July 21, 2016

On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, the Ford Foundation hosted Aperture magazine for a special evening celebrating “Vision & Justice,” guest edited by Sarah Lewis, a landmark issue addressing the role of photography in the African American experience. Hosted by Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation and co-hosted by Chris Boot, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Hank Willis Thomas, Carrie Mae Weems, and Deborah Willis, the evening featured readings by Michael Famighetti, Sarah Lewis, Sarah Jones, Hank Willis Thomas, Carrie Mae Weems, Garnette Cadogan, Margo Jefferson, Chelsea Clinton, and Khalil Gibran Muhammad. (Darren Walker intended to open the program, but was called away for work that took him abroad.)

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