Recent Examples on the WebWith its title mocking the attempts of phrenology to diminish the worth of African Americans, Smith paints dignified portraits of everyday black people—a bootblack, a washerman—as examples of the unique personalities inherent to every human being.
Bryan Greene, Smithsonian Magazine, 26 Feb. 2021
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