The Freedman, 1863
“This artist chose a classic Greek pose to depict the physical and symbolic strength of a man newly freed from slavery. This resonates with me because it shows strength instead of the stereotypical weakness or lack of intelligence of men who were enslaved.”
Chandra Floyd, Manager, Events and Food Services
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