Glenn Ligon (b. 1960), Untitled (I Am a Man), 1988. Oil and enamel on canvas. Collection of the artist © Glenn Ligon; photograph by Ronald Amstutz. Ligon’s reinterpretation of the signs carried during the Memphis Sanitation Strike in 1968, visited by Dr. King weeks before his assassination.

also by Paula Newton

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