In Celebration of Black History Month: 29 Faces of Black History in Seattle

by Susan Fried


Throughout her quarter century in photojournalism Susan Fried has captured stirring images of Black luminaries as they visited the Emerald City.

In honor of Black History Month, she’s selected 29 pictures from her photo collection to celebrate 29 days of Black history.

Notables-Nelson Mandela 2
Nelson Mandela, 1999
Notables- Alice Walker (1 of 1)
Alice Walker, 2001
Notables- august wilson w-daughter (1 of 1)
August Wilson (and daughter), 1999
Notables- Coretta Scott King 1 (1 of 1)
Coretta Scott King, 1999
Notables-Dick Gregory (1 of 1)
Dick Gregory, 1999
Notables-Faye Wattleton (1 of 1)
Faye Wattleton, 1991
Notables-Walter Moseley 1998 3 (1 of 1)
Walter Mosley, 1998
Notables-Janelle monae' (1 of 1)
Janelle Monáe, 2009
Notables-Desmond Tutu (1 of 1)
Desmond Tutu (with the Dali Lama), 2008
Notables-stacy abrams (1 of 1)
Stacy Abrams, 2019
Notables- Tuskeegee airman B. Holloman (1 of 1)
Bill Holloman, 2001
Notables- angela davis (1 of 1)-2
Angela Davis, 2017
Notables- Harold Mills 2 (1 of 1)
Harold Mills, 2000
Notables- Nikki G 1 (1 of 1)
Nikki Giovanni, 2003
Notables-Eddie Robinson_
Eddie Robinson, 1998
Notables- halle berry (1 of 1)
Halle Berry, 1999
Notables- Spike b&w 2 (1 of 1)
Spike Lee, 2009
Notables-Pat Wright 2018 (1 of 1)
Pat Wright, 2018
Notables-Michael Bennet-2017 (1 of 1)
Michael Bennett, 2017
Notables- Ossie & Ruby (1 of 1)
Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, 2001
Notables-michelle alexander 1 (1 of 1)
Michelle Alexander, 2011
Notables-Gary payton (1 of 1)
Gary Payton, 1998
Notables- ernestine anderson (1 of 1)
Ernestine Anderson, 2002
Notables- Obama 2006 2 (1 of 1)
Barack Obama, 2006
Notables-Kathleen Cleaver
Kathleen Cleaver, 2015
Notables-Magic Johnson (1 of 1)
Magic Johnson, 2000
IIyasah Shabazz 1
Ilyasha Shabazz, 2017
Notables- e Cummings 2 (1 of 1)
Elijah Cummings, 2004
54th Anniversary sk A Rye 5
Angela Rye, 2017

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