Conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas, is taking on the issue of lynching. Host exhibit “Strange Fruit” is on display at the Corcoran in D.C.
I think he 1st piece speaks to the hopes of our young men. Their futures have been lynched and only prospect is sports. Biggie said crack rock or jump shot.
The 2nd photo compares the cotton pickers to the football player. Both on a field but one makes millions. The one making millions also has certain rights and freedoms taken from him.