Rise is calling to human beings to acknowledge the excluded and ignored and bringing to light how we are living in a pronounced racially injustice society. The bent over figure is urging its audience to listen in hopes to end our unjust society. While the floral elements in the background depict mountain laurel leaves to symbolize perseverance. This piece is challenging its viewer to persevere past the prejudice to create a society that isn’t built on white supremacy and one that ends unjust killings of people of color.
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