Sherry Johnson, Child Bride, 2022, Acrylic on Canvas, 24 x 30″ 1960 – At age 11, Sherry Johnson was forced to marry her rapist after she gave birth, at age 10, to his child. The marriage allowed her rapist, a church deacon, to escape legal punishment for his crime. It also robbed Johnson of her… Continue reading Sherry Johnson
Darnella Frazier was 17 when she recorded George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis in 2020. She was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in Special Citations in 2021. The video played a major role in igniting a global protest movement against police violence, and was used as evidence in the trial of Floyd’s killer.
There is an excellent show about Angela Davis at the Oakland Museum. Here is the video included in the show.