Publications and Essays
Selected Essays and Articles
"Regeneration: Black Cinema, 1898–1971"
Doris Berger and Rhea L. Combs, DelMonico Books/Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. 2022
Rhea L. Combs and Paul Gardullo, from Beauty Born of Struggle: The Art of Black Washington. 2022
"Representing Everyday Black Lives Through Film and Photography"
In conversation Rhea L. Combs and Anne H. Berry, The Black Experience in Design Anne H Berry & Kareem Collie & Penina Acayo Laker. 2022
Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop
Vikki Tobak, Clarkson/Potter, 2018
Black Joy and Resistance: A Photo Book
Introduction by Rhea L. Combs, Adrienne Waheed, 2018
"The Moses Sisters, Pioneers of African American Cinema"
Special volume supplement. A project co-presented by Kino Films, University of Chicago, Yale University, Library of Congress and The National Museum of African Americn History and Culture
"Black Lives Matter, Then and Now"
The Public Historian. Vol. 37, No. 3 (August 2015), pp. 128-136 (9 pages)
Published By: University of California Press
"Self-Representation and Hope: The Power of the Picture"
Through the African American Lens, Bunch, Lonnie; Willis, Deborah, and Rhea L. Combs. London: Giles, Ltd. February 2015
"The Legacy of Marlon Riggs"
Marlon Riggs: A Biography
Self-Representation and Hope: The Power of the Picture
“Art, History, and Culture: Select Chronology of Black Women and the Moving Image,” 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 · Jan 1, 2008