Columbus exhibit ‘They That Matter,’ a tribute to Black lives lost

Codi Saxon

As you stroll via Larry Winston Collins’ new show — portraits of Black Americans killed on American streets and in their houses — you might be struck by a person believed: There have been so a lot of. “They That Make any difference,” a person of two of the artist’s sequence on look […]

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As you stroll via Larry Winston Collins’ new show — portraits of Black Americans killed on American streets and in their houses — you might be struck by a person believed: There have been so a lot of.

“They That Make any difference,” a person of two of the artist’s sequence on look at at Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education and learning Center’s Shot Tower Gallery, provides nearly 40 portraits of Individuals who had been possibly killed by law enforcement or were being victims for the duration of the civil-legal rights motion. They vary from 14-12 months-outdated Emmett Until who was lynched in Mississippi in 1955, to the four ladies murdered in the 1963 Birmingham church bombing, and 21st-century victims such as Trayvon Martin, Breonna Taylor, Tamir Rice, George Floyd and Andre Hill, who was killed in Columbus. 

Disturbing but not astonishing is the truth that quite a few of the names may possibly be unfamiliar, or most likely just neglected in the wake of the capturing that came following. 

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