Some Favorites that Didn’t Fit in Earlier Posts

From the National Civil Rights Museum of Memphis

School’s Out by Allan Rohan Crite in the Smithsonian American Museum of Art.  Crite thought of himself as an artist-reporter whose assignment was to capture the daily lives of ordinary people.

Memphis wall mural featuring Ida B. Wells, the famous anti-lynching crusader, who started her unrelenting crusade against lynching after three of her friends were lynched for being successful grocery store owners.

Rosa Parks Museum signs introducing museum goers to some of the other activists who were instrumental in organizing the Montgomery bus boycott but are often not included in the historical narrative.