Artist Collective Takes Responsibility For UC Berkeley Lynching Effigies

December 15, 2014 7:40 PM

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Chicano studies professor Dr. Pablo Gonzalez posted a comprehensive statement from the artists, whose identity remains unknown, on Twitter. He discovered the statement on a bulletin board on the Berkeley campus.

We are a collective of queer and POC artists responsible for the images of historical lynchings posted to several locations in Berkeley and Oakland. These images connect past events to present ones -– referencing endemic faultlines of hatred and persecution that are and should be deeply unsettling t...

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