The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America

Saturday, December 8, 2018
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (ET)
WCC WCC 104 Cantor Fitzgerald Art Gallery
Event Type
Exhibition
Contact
Callinan, Matthew S
Department
Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities
Link
https://ems-web.quaker.haverford.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=64406

The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America seeks to spark an honest conversation about the legacy of racial injustice in America today. Coordinated in collaboration with the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) and the Brooklyn Museum with support from Google, this exhibition presents EJI’s groundbreaking research into the history of lynchings and connects it to digital media, documentary film, contemporary artworks, and archival materials.

Artists include: Josh Begley, Alexandra Bell, Sonya Clark, Ken Gonzales-Day, Ayana V Jackson, Titus Kaphar, Hank Willis Thomas and more

The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America is organized by the Brooklyn Museum and the Equal Justice Initiative with support from Google. Support for its presentation at Haverford is provided by the John B. Hurford '60 Center for the Arts and Humanities.

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