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Writing and Publications


The Black Experience in Design - by Anne H Berry & Kareem Collie & Penina Acayo Laker

In conversation Rhea L. Combs and Anne H. Berry, in Representing Everyday Black Lives Through Film and Photography

Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop, Clarkson/Potter 2018

Black Joy and Resistance – A photo book by Adreinne Waheed
Foreword by Jamel Shabazz. Introduction by Rhea L.Combs. 

"The Moses Sisters,” Pioneers in African American Cinema, special volume supplement. A project co-presented by Kino Films, University of Chicago, Yale University, Library of Congress and NMAAHC.


Black Lives Matter, Then and Now, The Public Historian, vol. 37, no. 3,
August 2015, pp. 128-137.

Self-Representation and Hope: The Power of the Picture, in Through the African American Lens. Bunch, Lonnie; Willis, Deborah, and Rhea L. Combs. London: Giles, Ltd. February 2015


On Marlon Riggs: The Artist and His Influence, Accessed August 28, 2015


"The Legacy of Marlon Riggs.",
Accessed August 28, 2015


“Art, History, and Culture: Select Chronology of Black Women and the Moving Image,” in Cinema Remixed and Reloaded: Black Women Artists and the Moving Image Since 1970. (Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2008), 62 – 69, 147 – 152.

Catwalking Through Culture: Notes from the 2002 Smithsonian Silk Road Festival, Journal of American Folklife, Special Issues Publication, volume 121, no 479, Winter 2008. pp. 112-123.

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