Thursday, February 14, 2013

Fragments of Hate Series: White Man's Bible

White Man's Bible
graphite and prismacolor on paper

School Days, 1949

School Days, 1949 (front and back)
Mixed media
This art work is based on the Briggs vs. Elliott case brought by parents of African American children from Clarendon County, SC on November 11, 1949. This case eventually became part the Brown vs. Board of Education desegragation case that was argued in the Supreme Court in 1954.