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I'm no longer posting here on a regular basis. The "new and improved" FLICKR is not my cup of tea. Not a fan of the redesign which makes it more difficult for everyone to enjoy the stunning images that one can still find here.

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*** Black History Album, The Way We Were. A photo blog that chronicles how Black America lived, loved, worked celebrated, and worshipped from the end of slavery in the 1860’s to the black power movement of the 1960’s.

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    AFROCHIC ebony photography says:

    "An excellent gallery that Black people can be proud of. We sure do need more actions like this, more people like Melissa...
    Shakazz from france."

    July 27th, 2009

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    David's Fujitime says:

    "Melissa has made a moving and educational set of photographs available to flickr users. Visually stunning, the most tell tale, eye opening and atmospheric photographs I have ever seen."

    February 6th, 2008

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    Chauncy.Primm says:

    "It's nice to have digital images to help save and store physical documentation that would eventually crumple away, and i am glad someone has taken the time to save these treasures of human history in the culture of Black America."

    January 15th, 2008

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    The Nite Tripper says:

    "This collection of photographs is remarkable! It's great to see the history of everyday, ordinary people preserved through pictures...this is a part of history that has been sadly neglected for entirely too long!"

    October 6th, 2007

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    bijouxdejais says:

    "An amazing collection of images from our past. This is a stream of images worth delving into, particularly if you are interested in Black history or American history in general."

    September 21st, 2007

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