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Nigeria is one of the top producers of oil in the world and a major supplier of oil to the United States. The book, Curse of the Black Gold, traces Nigeria's 50-year history of oil interests, featuring pictures by photojournalist Ed Kashi.
In a new book, Curse of the Black Gold, photojournalist Ed Kashi examines the relationship between oil, the environment and the community in Nigeria in the 50 years since oil was discovered there.