Kid Icon: Rochelle Riley Honors Black Legends in Photography Exhibit

In honor of Black History Month All Year, Church Street Media is inviting parents to help their children become icons for a new exhibit featuring selected photos of children embodying the spirit of Black heroes.

The exhibit was inspired by “That They Lived: African Americans Who Changed The World” by Rochelle Riley, featuring photographs by Cristi Smith-Jones.

Parents and teachers are encouraged to share with their children and students the history of the African Americans they choose, African Americans that all children should know. Then they are invited to help their children dress as these icons and be photographed for a major exhibit in Detroit.

“If we want to change the way America deals with race, we must teach all children all of American history,” Rochelle Riley said on her website.

Parents are requested to send photos (shot in black and white) along with the photo that served as a model – and a letter granting permission for the photo to be included in a public exhibit – to:

Bankable Marketing info@bankablemktg.com The deadline is Wednesday, March 30.
For more information email rochelleriley1619@gmail.com.

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