Monthly Archives: February 2013

Mauresques et Negresse, d’Algers : Angels

Mauresques et Negresse, d’Algers cira 1850-70.

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Diana Fletcher : Angel

Diana Fletcher (1838?-?) Seminole/African/Kiowa.

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Black Civil War Troops

Black Civil War Troops At the National Portrait Gallery, an ambrotype of a black Civil War soldier.

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The salat : Angelic prayer

The salat (prayer) is the purifier. You perform salat for many reasons, one of which is to wash away your sins. Even if you continue to commit sins, keeping on doing your salat, just as you bathe every day because … Continue reading

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Nina Simone : Angel

Nina Simone would have turned 80 years old today. By Pittsburgh, PA. photographer Charles “Teenie” Harris, circa 1965.

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Mark Morrisroe : Blues For Smoke

Mark Morrisroe (1959–1989), Untitled, c. 1981. Gum bichromate print, 24 15/16 × 20 7/8 in. (63.3 × 53 cm). The Estate of Mark Morrisroe (Ringier Collection) at Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland. © The Estate of Mark Morrisroe (Ringier Collection) at Fotomuseum … Continue reading

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A Million In One : Cowards and Angels

A Million in One All in an instant the harmony of one million crickets at seven pm on Thursday in the middle of a hot summer day, knowing their parts, in a musical symphony began to chat with me. Listening … Continue reading

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