National Civil Rights Museum News

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Self-Destruction: A Case Study of Violence and Hip Hop

   by Ryan M. Jones   Museum Educator         In March 2016, the National Civil Rights Museum opened a controversial exhibition entitled Kin Killin’ Kin . Artist James Pate has created images comparing Black-on-Black violence to the history of terrorism by the Ku Klux Klan. The graphics show African American youth murdering each other wearing Klan regalia. Visual references to episodes in the Civil Rights Movement and the Hip Hop... Read More
Posted by Connie Dyson at Wednesday, March 23, 2016