Gwendolyn Magee


Blood of the Slaughtered I
70 ½" x 85 ½"

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Portfolio: Narrative

"Treading our path through the blood of the slaughtered…" The words haunted me for months - reverberating in my head over and over and over again; nine little words embodying a multiplicity of possible interpretations. But one meaning in particular resonated mercilessly. This single line of "Lift Every Voice and Sing" by James Weldon Johnson (known as the Negro National Anthem) gripped me at the deepest core of my being and
left me with no refuge. . .READ MORE

(Lift Every Voice and Sing series)