Art 319 p2 95

Civil Right's and Slavery: A famous historical social and political protest event is the civil rights in America. For a long time, African Americans were enslaved by white people, before gaining their freedom. But slavery is present in many countries, some of which have not gained their freedom yet. Some terms associated with civil rights, and this exhibition, is slavery, racism, civil rights, liberation, freedom, and independence. All of these are associated with the process of getting a persons civil rights, and because art is a form of propaganda, are a part of this exhibition. 

The explanation of this work is in the title, in the past, the south had a Civil Right's problem. This quilt immortalizes the Civil Right's movement in the south of the United States. The south, which had the stronger problem of slavery then the north, who formed their own country to keep slavery alive, and who refused to treat African Americans with the rights they won.
"Even though they are not wealthy and they're being slaved, only love, peace, and family will make happiness". This unmonument, a monument that lost it's original symbolism, shows that all a person needs, any person - even slaves, just need love, peace and family to be happy. Wealth and material goods are unnecessary.
Raymond Zada takes social media to propaganda. People world wide connect with each other using MySpace, Twitter, Tumblr, Snapchat, Pinterest, and the inspiration for the piece, Facebook. He takes a common connection with the world, and protests that racism is still evident in the world.
The cost for freedom is chaos. North and South Korea have high tension because of people wanting freedom. This is a form of propaganda, showing the cost of what the people want.
In the middle east, not all people are free. People are constantly trying to find ways for freedom, liberation, and their own civil rights. This is a photograph of the 34th out of the 50th edition of a protest for Arab Liberation.
The Civil Right's movement and African Americans are not the only people with a history of social and political protest. The thirteen colonies protested with the Boston Tea Party and other protests to fight for their freedom, which ultimately lead to war and American independence from the British monarchy.
Lord, Am Tired shows an African American woman praying to the lord. While the profile does not suggest slavery or civil rights, the artist, Maxwell Taylor was alive during the Civil Right's movement in America. Praying is a common religious act, and was commonly done by people in slavery.
Andrew Young was a civil right's activist who worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr. He was a member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference during the Civil Right's movement during the 1960's.
Lyndon B. Johnson was thrown into presidency after the assassination of John F. Kennedy. He signed the Civil Right's bill, granting voting rights to all races in America and banning racial discrimination.
These old school chalkboard slates comment on the Racism present in Australian educational system with the Aboriginal people. Australia did not want to educate Aboriginal people, a form of racism and discrimination. This exhibit is a form of propaganda for awareness.
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