Wednesday, June 29, 2016
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Lyman Allyn Art Museum
The history of black representation in American culture is reduced to simplistic notions of “positive and negative” images. This binary prevents people from seeing black people as complex human beings. Most Americans view positive African Americans as “superhuman” and they view negative African Americans as extremely flawed. David Canton’s talk uses images from the Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights exhibit, to present a complex black humanity for all the world to see.
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