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Muhammad Ali, 1942-2016. A people’s champion and a champion of humanity. Photography by Gordon Parks.

The Lord of the Masks

What if The Lord of the Rings was mainly inspired by Africa? What if the One Ring was actually a Mask of the Dead?

In order of appearance:

Leronti.

Harago, the halflings Pepi and Merawi.

N'Ganda the grey wanderer, Samu and Foroto the Mask bearer.

Boromo, Guimba the dwarf and Legogo the prince bowman.

N´Gola the slave of the Mask.