Kwame Brathwaite

Kwame Brathwaite

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Born in Harlem, NY, photographer.Kwame Brathwaite has widely been considered the "keeper of the images" for the Black Arts and Culture Movement. During his illustrious career which spans nearly 55 years, Brathwaite has had the honor of capturing some of Black History's greatest moments and progressive figures.
Beginning as a jazz photographer in 1956, Kwame's photojournalism has appeared in albums by George Benson and Hubert Laws for CTI Records and in publications in the United States, Europe, Africa, Japan and South America. Some of these include Allure, Cosmopolitan, Essence, Glamour, GQ,New York Magazine, People, Who Weekly, AdLib (Japan), Blues & Soul (England), and Everybody's Caribbean Magazine among others.
Mr. Brathwaite has traveled extensively with his camera in the US and abroad, photographing education, political and entertainment still
documentation during the 20th and 21st century. He has had the honor of being selected by several heads of state to document their travels
in the U.S., including President Ahmed Sekou Toure of Guinea, Maurice Bishop of Grenada and President Sam Nujoma of Namibia. Among his most
treasured images are his coverage of the funeral of his namesake, Kwame Nkrumah, the independence of Namibia along with the Inauguration
of his longtime friend Pres. Sam Njoma, and the inauguration of Nelson Mandela, the later two events are amongst the things for which he had
fought for for more than thirty years.
He was awarded the Career Achievement Award for creating some of yesterdays and today's most gripping images by the National Conference of Artists (NCA) for 50 years of photojournalism.
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Kwame Brathwaite Discography

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Sister Sledge Sister Sledge - Circle Of Love (Album) ATCO Records Canada 1975 Sell This Version
Hubert Laws Hubert Laws - The Chicago Theme (Album) CTI Records US 1975 Sell This Version
The Stylistics The Stylistics - Fabulous (Album) H & L Records Venezuela 1976 Sell This Version
George Benson Guest Hubert Laws George Benson Guest Hubert Laws - In Concert - Carnegie Hall (Album) CTI Records US 1976 Sell This Version
The Jimmy Castor Bunch Featuring The Everything Man The Jimmy Castor Bunch Featuring The Everything Man - E-Man Groovin' (Album) Atlantic Brazil 1976 Sell This Version
LP-10002 Jo Grinage Jo Grinage - Ode To Kim(LP, Album) Dakeeta Records LP-10002 US 1976 Sell This Version
SD 18186 The Jimmy Castor Bunch Featuring The Everything Man The Jimmy Castor Bunch Featuring The Everything Man - E-Man Groovin'(LP, Album) Atlantic SD 18186 Australia 1976 Sell This Version
Joe Mensah Joe Mensah - The Afrikan Hustle (Album) Afrodisia Nigeria 1977 Sell This Version
PAR 1001 Kwame Nkrumah (2) Kwame Nkrumah (2) - Kalabule Go Kill Us... Make You Na Stopam(LP, Album) Pan African Records PAR 1001 US 1979 Sell This Version
B.T. Express B.T. Express - 1980 (Album) Calibre, PRT UK 1980 Sell This Version
Joe Mensah Joe Mensah - Old Friends & New Lovers (Album) Polydor Nigeria 1980 Sell This Version
PAR 001 Kwame Nkrumah (2) with Jewel Ackah Kwame Nkrumah (2) with Jewel Ackah - Safari And Classical Highlifes - Yeredi Awu(LP, Album) Pan African Records PAR 001 Ghana 1981 Sell This Version
ADC Band ADC Band - Roll With The Punches (Album) Cotillion US 1982 Sell This Version
Shadow (11) Shadow (11) - Sweet Sweet Dreams (Album) SR Records (2) Trinidad & Tobago 1984 Sell This Version
John Coltrane John Coltrane - Living Space (Album) Impulse! Europe 1998 Sell This Version
WESD 218 Ecstasy, Passion And Pain* Featuring Barbara Roy Ecstasy, Passion And Pain* Featuring Barbara Roy - Good Things (The Roulette Recordings 1973- 1977)(2xCD, Comp) Westside WESD 218 UK 1999 Sell This Version
06025 176 45912 James Brown James Brown - 3CD»Playlist+Plus(3xCD, Comp) Polydor, UMe, Universal Music Group International 06025 176 45912 Europe 2008 Sell This Version
MINT-1000 Joe Mensah Joe Mensah - Efua Friday Girl(LP, Album) Jmint Records MINT-1000 US Unknown Sell This Version