Tag Archives: African-Americans

1970: Wet Paint

Adrian Piper: Catalysis III (1970)

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1979: Brown v. Board

Milton Williams: Parade Thrills! Taken May 17, 1979, on the 25th anniversary of the US Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, which ruled that public schools could not be segregated.

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1953: Work

Charles White: Work (1953)

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1968: I Had a Dream

Edward Biberman: I Had a Dream (1968)

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2017: The Creation of God

Harmonia Rosales: The Creation of God (2017); artist’s website here.

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1955: Septima Poinsette Clark

After being fired from her job as a teacher for refusing to renounce her membership in the NAACP, Septima Clark became the Director of Education at the famous Highlander Center in Tennessee—a training school for civil rights activists and trade … Continue reading

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1961: Schizoanalysis

“The salvation of our world lies in the hands of the maladjusted.” MLK speaks at the 1961 Transportation Workers Union convention: There are certain words in every academic discipline which soon become stereotypes and clichés. Every [academic] discipline has its … Continue reading

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