Poster for "Vintage Visions: A Collection of African American Cinema" Exhibition at Prince George's African American Museum & Cultural Center (PGAAMCC). Poster Series Design: Paul Grant for Ascender Communications
A federal marshal driving first grader Gail Etienne to McDonogh 19 school in New Orleans, November one of four black children who entered two previously all-white schools in the city. It's been a steady downhill path since then.
Circa 1864 - Wilson Chinn, a sixty year old former slave was branded on the forehead with his owner's initials, 'V.' Chinn is wearing a contraption and irons designed to prevent slave escapes. At lower left is a slave paddle.