Diane Ass o Griliches is a photographer whose work has appeared nationally in many exhibitions. Her previous books include An Appalachian Farmer's Story (Mercer), Teaching Musicians (Bunker Hill) and Library/The Drama Within (University of New Mexico Press). She came to photography after some years of directing community musical theatre in the Boston area.
Black has never been more beautiful, witnessed by this magnificent collection featuring accomplished dark skinned-women from all walks of life. In Dark Girls, celebrities such as Lupita Nyong'o, Vanessa Williams, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Judge Mablean Ephriam, Brandi and Karli Harvey, and over seventy-five other outstanding women share intimate insights into what their dark skin means to them.
Filled with gorgeous photographs, this thoughtful, sophisticated, alluring, and uplifting collection captures the elegance of dark skin—joyfully showcasing that we truly are beautiful for who we are.