The Hood: Bedtime Stories, Emmett Till and FDR

Dana Schutz’s “Open Casket,” a 2016 painting in the 2017 Whitney BiennialMATTHIAS KOLB 12355 BERLIN / Collection of the artist
Harvey Milam, pictured as a toddler sitting on his father’s lap, right, during the Emmett Till trial, was named in the Panama Papers. (Bettmann/Bettmann Archive)
“My Lord, What a Morning” -Lisa Whittington
Renderings courtesy of Mojo Stumer Associates.
The evacuation of the Japanese Americans from West Coast areas under U.S. Army war emergency order. Japanese Americans going to camp at Owens Valley gather around baggage car at the old Santa Fe Station in Los Angeles.(Lee Russell, Library of Congress)
Japanese Americans are imprisoned at Santa Anita, California, internment camp, 1942. (© Corbis)
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Former US President Bill Clinton hug after she officially launched her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination during a speech at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island in New York, June 13, 2015 (Time Inc.)
“Libation for the Lynched” -Lisa Whittington

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