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    “Untitled” (New York City), a photograph of men on a Harlem street corner in the 1940s by Ralph Ellison, the author of the 1952 landmark novel, “Invisible Man.”
    CreditThe Ralph and Fanny Ellison Charitable Trust

    How Ralph Ellison’s World Became Visible

    Before he became a writer, Ralph Ellison was an emerging photographer. Rarely-seen documentary images, gathered in a forthcoming book, reveal his lifelong engagement with the camera.


  1. Critic’s Pick

    Trained poodles making the most of their time in the spotlight.
    CreditSeth Caplan for The New York Times

    Review: At the Big Apple Circus, It’s a Family Affair

    Though smaller and less glitzy than extravaganzas of years past, “Dream Big” is a brisk, welcoming, back-to-basics experience brimming with pizazz.

    By Alexis Soloski and

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    Wes Studi (left) and Tantoo Cardinal star as the Sun and the Moon in the Netflix animated show “Spirit Rangers.” They are not only actors but also elders in their Indigenous community.
    CreditLeft, Andy Kropa/Invision, via Associated Press; Right, Emma Mcintyre/Getty Images

    In ‘Spirit Rangers,’ Elders Playing Elders

    The pioneering Native actors Wes Studi and Tantoo Cardinal star as the Sun and Moon in this animated Netflix show about an Indigenous family.