African American History in Colorado Springs in Art and Photographs

Sometimes the history of a culture is best appreciated by simply viewing its own art and images. The following examples of art and photographs are about and/or by local African Americans, and represent the spirit of Black History Month well. All the art is viewable locally and the photographs are courtesy of the Local History Collection of the Pikes Peak Library District. Most of the history came from "The Invisible People of the Pikes Peak Region: An Afro-American Chronicle," by John Stokes Holley.

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