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A.T. McWilliams is a writer based in San Francisco. Follow him on
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Feb 20, 2019
How 'If Beale Street Could Talk' Shows the Power of Black Portraiture
More than 150 years before Barry Jenkins transformed James Baldwin's If Beale Street Could Talk into a masterclass on filming faces, Hiram Charles and Elizabeth Montier posed for their portraits -- the earliest known portraits of a black American couple.
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