Brief Historical Outline of “Black August”
The first Afrikans were brought to Jamestown as slaves in August of 1619.
The Underground Railroad was started on August 2, 1850.
The March on Washington occurred in August of 1963.
The Watts rebellions were in August of 1965.
On August 8, 1978 Philadelphia police initiated a shootout against MOVE members.
August is a month during which we can reflect on our current situation and our struggle for self-determination and freedom.
Cara Delevingne for Topshop Fall 2014 Ad Campaigns by Alasdair McLellan