Inspiration, Hardback Book


The women profiled in Inspiration are contemporary, timeless, bold, courageous, trailblazers and history makers.

Their unique voices, images and stories have shaped the psyche of a whole generation and ushered in a new era of sophisticated, successful black women.

From the White House to the courts of Wimbledon and from Hollywood to the stages of the Metropolitan Opera House, each of these women has influenced the social, cultural and political landscape across the world.

Inspiration features intimate, honest portraits of 30 extraordinary black women taken by acclaimed photographer Lauri Lyons.

Powerful images paired with insightful essays taken from first-person interviews reveal the challenges these celebrated women have faced in their lives and the successes they have achieved.

Featuring: Whoopi Goldberg, Venus Williams, Mary J. Bilge and Michelle Obama, amongst others.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 255 pages
  • Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
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  • Category: Photographs: portraits
  • ISBN: 9781584799597

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