Bob Black photojournalism

Bob Black
Bob at work

Bob Black’s photojournalism career started with the Chicago Daily Defender in 1965. He later joined the Chicago Sun-Times in 1968 where he worked for 38 years until retirement.

Bob Black was honored with a first place award from the World Press Foundation of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. In 1990 Black was one of 50 photographers contributing to the land mark project, “Songs of My People,” resulting in a book and a traveling exhibit.

He is one of the founders of the Chicago Alliance of African American Photographers. (CAAAP) as well a co-founder of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) VisualTask Force (VTF).

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