The Godfather Of Black British Photography On 50 Years Of Black British Style

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The Godfather Of Black British Photography On 50 Years Of Black British Style

Words by Mr Ryan Herman | Photography by Mr Vanley Burke

20 October 2020

“Young men on a seesaw in Handsworth Park”, Birmingham, 1984

Self-portrait by Mr Vanley Burke, 2020

01. 1969

House Party, West Bromwich

02. 1972

New Testament Church of God, George Street, Lozells

03. 1977

James Hunte campaigning in the Birmingham Ladywood by-election

04. 1977

A group of young men jostling in front of the camera

05. 1983

Siffa Sound System at Handsworth Carnival

06. 1984

Young men on a seesaw in Handsworth Park

07. 1988

Dominoes at the Bulls Head, Lozells Road

08. 2008

Man at a funeral, Birchfield

09. 2011

Elderly gentleman, Handsworth Park

10. 2020

Kokumo, graduation day at Birmingham City University

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