Azim Thomas: A witness with camera

Boyd, Herb
April 2006
New York Amsterdam News;4/27/2006, Vol. 97 Issue 18, p11
This article reports that several African American photographers assembled last Saturday at the Countee Cullen Library in Harlem, New York City for the opening reception and to salute African American photographer Azim Thomas's exhibition that will run until the end of the month. Though Thomas, best known by his first name, has only been shooting since 1997, he has gathered an impressive array of photos that significantly capture some of the most memorable moments in Black history and culture in the metropolitan area. Not only is there a gallery of prominent Black and white New Yorkers on display, there are several very engaging photos of anonymous residents, none more captivating than a pensive Black boy, gazing at Azim's camera with a sense of wonder.


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