They Rose from the Ashes

3 12 2007

Out of chaos comes peace. Out of pain comes pleasure. And somehow, somehow, out of the Harlem riots in 1943 came this iconic picture. Check it after the commute.

(trav)

These three boys stole on a tuxedo shop after riots shut down Harlem in 1943. They are flyer than a mug, aren’t they?

(Bettman/Corbis) c/o Men’s Vogue

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