Songs of My People: 25 Years Later


The George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) and Gallery 102 presents a re-imagined version of the internationally successful original work, “Songs of My People,” which debuted in 1992, looking at African American life through the eyes of 50 African American photographers.
Under the direction of Imani M. Cheers, assistant professor of media and public affairs, the re-imagined work shows a positive, balanced portrayal of the African American community, especially during a time of turbulent social and political unrest.

Exhibiting Artists: Nana Agyemang, Reese Bland, Kwasi Boyd-Bouldin, Aaron Turner, Deborah Willis, Quam Odunsi, Quinton Pete, Jamel Shabazz, D. Michael Cheers, Imani Cheers, Reginald Cunningham, Katina Douglas, Zinhle Essamuah, Monique Gamble, Crystal Holmes, Njaimeh Njie, Ruddy Roye