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Sojourner Truth and the Winds of Resistance
Al LaVergne
Paw Paw, Michigan
professor of Art, Western Michigan University

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Cast Bronze:  This sculpture addresses the struggle of Sojourner Truth's journey for the pursuit of freedom. The wind is a metaphor for racial oppression. Forms of the children hidden in her coat are exposed during the ordeal, but as the mother of hope, she must persevere.

 

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