Humanities Moments

Humanities Moments

We’ve all had “humanities moments” — when our lives were made richer, more poignant, and meaningful because of the insights the humanities provide.

The Abraham Lincoln Statue

Contributed by Lauren, 21, Student
Emancipation Memorial, Lincoln Park, Washington, D.C.

Description

While in my English class, we look at an image of the Lincoln Statue and it showed Lincoln's hand above the head of a former slave. This image is supposed to represent freedom, but to me, it represents the level at which people of color are limited to be.

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Title

The Abraham Lincoln Statue

Description

While in my English class, we look at an image of the Lincoln Statue and it showed Lincoln's hand above the head of a former slave. This image is supposed to represent freedom, but to me, it represents the level at which people of color are limited to be.

Creator

Thomas Ball

Source

The Abraham Lincoln Statue

Date

1879

Contributor

Lauren, 21, Student

Identifier

abraham-lincoln-statue

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