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MD-based photographer Eunique Jones wanted a fresh way to celebrate Black History Month so she transformed black children into black icons, both historic and current! Through her Facebook page, she released one new photo every day throughout February, with the last photo being released tomorrow.

We pulled some of our favorites below, check out Eunique’s Facebook page for the full photo series. What are your thoughts?

Black Girl With Long Hair

Leila Noelliste, founder of Black Girl with Long Hair (April 2008). Social media, pop culture and black beauty enthusiast. bell hooks' hair twin...

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18 Comments on "Photographer Celebrates Black History Month by Transforming Children into Black Icons"

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Michelle

I am SO proud!
of this work
of these kids
of being a beautiful natural black woman
of how far we have come

eve-audrey

i absolutely love it!

Ellie

That Run-DMC one kills me every time!!

Steph

Cool

MichelleF

Very inspiring

anastasia

AWESOME!!!

LA

This is absolutely adorable!

nylse

This is beautiful!

Vânia

Nice so mcuh!
Muito agradável!

Lori

Love love love it.

Caleisha

I love this series 🙂 The children she chose were spot on.

Ev`Yan

This kids are adorable!

Ev`Yan

These*

Nakita

The run dmc one made me laugh lol too cute!

merry

toni daley (youtube) actually posted a series of videos of hairstyles inspired by historic black women. she did ida b wells and some others.

they were cool. a great idea actually.

anastasia

Yasssssss! For real, thanks! Off to check it out!

The post: Love to see our history makers made identifiable for the younger generations =)

anastasia

Yasssssss! For real, thanks! Off to check it out!

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