NAC Chat

4 - Fashion - Tanisha C Ford

October 16, 2018

David Zyla sits down with Tanisha C Ford PhD to discuss her book 'Radical Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul', which narrates the powerful intertwining histories of the Black Freedom movement and the rise of the global fashion industry. Liberated Threads won the 2016 Organization of American Historians’ Liberty Legacy Foundation Award for best book on civil rights history. She is a co-founder of TEXTURES, a pop-up material culture lab, creating and curating content on fashion and the built environment.

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