Pan-Americanism, Patriotism, and Race Pride in Charles White’s Hampton Mural

  title={Pan-Americanism, Patriotism, and Race Pride in Charles White’s Hampton Mural},
  author={Breanne Robertson},
  journal={American Art},
  pages={52 - 71}
Since its presentation to the college more than seventy years ago, Charles White’s Contribution of the Negro to Democracy in America continues to be recognized primarily for promoting public knowledge and pride in African American history. Art critics and scholars generally have focused on the various portrait figures in the composition and interpreted the painting as a didactic corrective to the predominantly white historical narratives taught to schoolchildren. While these historical figures… 


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