(image from The New York Time’s article from Oct. 6th, 2017 “The Confederacy’s Living Monuments” referenced below)
Members of HPTA have been supporting the effort to remove Confederate monuments in North Carolina.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is host to a Confederate Soldier’s Memorial, also known as “Silent Sam”. Student groups kicked off a protest in mid-August, 2017, asking the University to remove the statue on the basis that it glorifies white supremacy.
I didn’t set out to make a poster, but somehow this came together.
It ended up being an effective way to visually encapsulate the core beliefs of our organization and the things we stand for, based on some of the protest slogans and images that have been used around the country. Continue reading HPTA – Posterized!