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Organize: A Commemoration and Celebration of the Biloxi Wade-Ins of 1959-1960

April 22, 2017
2:20 PM  -  2:35 PM
Gallery 400 Lecture Room

A series of large scale banners hand stitched by the College and Youth NAACP with quotes from participants and organizers of the Biloxi Wade-Ins (1959- 1960) Civil Rights action. Final display forms a gateway leading to the water allowing for reflection on the past Civil rights movement and the continued fight for equity and justice. More than the final installation this was about process and the power of gathering and coming together focused on a common goal.

2017  2017 — Chicago  JUSTICE  Open Platform