Emily Raboteau’s most recent book is ‘Searching for Zion: The Quest for Home in the African Diaspora’ (Atlantic Monthly Press).

Panel 10 (detail) (1954) from ‘Struggle: From the History of the American People (1954–56), Jacob Lawrence. Metropolitan Museum of Art. © The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Jacob Lawrence’s radical history of the United States

The reunion of the artist’s series of ‘Struggle’ paintings couldn’t be more timely

5 Oct 2020