Historic African American Murals to Be Restored





A set of important murals depicting events in African-American history will be restored and sent on tour for the first time through a collaboration of Talladega College in Alabama, which owns the murals, and the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. In 1938 Talladega, one of the country’s oldest all-black colleges, commissioned Hale Aspacio Woodruff, an African-American artist who had studied with Diego Rivera, to create the murals for the lobby of its new library....

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