The Art of Black History

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  • Norman Rockwell
  • Marvin Gaye, Ernie Barnes
  • Barkley Leonnard Hendricks
  • Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller
  • James Lesesne Wells
  • Charles Wilbert White
  • Marilyn Nance
  • Mary Edmonia Lewis
  • Hale Aspacio Woodruff, Amistad
  • Dindga McCannon
  • Malcolm X, Gordon Parks

“The Problem We All Live With” (1963)

See the artistic contributions of notable African-American artists.Britt Middleton

This powerful piece by Norman Rockwell shows military officers leading 6-year-old Ruby Bridges into a New Orleans Public school under court-ordered integration following the landmark Brown v. Board of Education (1954) ruling. It is currently on display at the White House. (Photo: Wiki commons)