Brooklyn Museum Presents "The Legacy of Lynching"

Jul 26 2017 - Sep 03 2017


Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY

The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America seeks to spark an honest conversation about the legacy of racial injustice in America today. Coordinated in collaboration with the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) and Google, this exhibition presents EJI’s groundbreaking research into the history of lynchings and connects it to artworks and archival material from the Brooklyn Museum’s collections. The exhibition includes work by Dread Scott, Sanford Biggers, Titus Kaphar and Theaster Gates.

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