The halls of this building represent contrast. This hall is dark to begin with. And the windows provide the light and makes this photo unique. The other element that makes this different is that it was taken in black and white.
Light - Interesting idea, that we think all books involving a host of black people must be about race. True, and I'd never realized it. ("Hustle" by Jericho Brown . or was his birth name Nelson Demery?