[Panel 3, 1880 to 1900]

acrylic, shoe polish, ink, graphite and
stain on canvas

panel 33 " x 33", painting 66" x 99"

Panel Three in 'Abolitionistory' shows some of the pre-century forces that kept the fight for equality alive. Seen in Panel Three are a musical score from Williams & Walker, a poster for 'Coon, Coon, Coon' -- the most successful song hit of 1901 and a message sent out from John Johnston regarding his enslaved and supposedly freed 'Lost Brother'. Also included are portraits of Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, composer James Allen Bland and six generations of women in a proud family.

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