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THE AFRICAN AMERICAN VERSION: “Gentlemen Prefer Bronze” Howard Morehead (c. 1930-2003)Pioneering African American photographer Title of his 1964 book of glamour girl photos featuring beautiful black female models Morehead was one of the first professional photographers to break the color barrier in the entertainment industry. He’s best known for the photos he took of famous black musicians like Billie Holiday and Ray Charles and black leaders like Nelson Mandela.
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