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Founded in 2015 by Carla Williams, Material Life is a retail concept shop dedicated to gathering, promoting, archiving, and making accessible the complexity of Black life and history through photography, fashion, books, fine art, and vintage collectibles, with a particular emphasis on African American history.

If you'd like to share your thoughts, or have a question, please send a message via this portal and (though admittedly slow at times) I will get back with you!