Trying to remain focused until it all pays off.

 


Helen Williams, the first African American fashion model to cross over into the mainstream,photographed by Peter Basch c. 1950s

Helen Williams, the first African American fashion model to cross over into the mainstream,photographed by Peter Basch c. 1950s

Poet Gwendolyn Brooks reads a copy of the only book of adult fiction she ever wrote, Maud Martha, in 1963.

Poet Gwendolyn Brooks reads a copy of the only book of adult fiction she ever wrote, Maud Martha, in 1963.