October 19 - 21, 2023
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
265 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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Mammy Portraits and the (Possible) Myth of Pigmentocracy

Oct 19 2023
11:0 AM - 12:20 PM

If it is true that lighter skinned African Americans were selected as house-slaves – serving as domestics, cooks and nannies – why are there so many photographs of darker skinned African-American women (and a few men) holding white children?

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