Anger and grief have gripped our city, our state, and our country. Voices have risen, our community has protested, and demonstrators have created passionate, poignant messages that are projected through their signs. Handmade, printed, painted, drawn with a marker, put on a board…these signs tell a powerful story. It is the time for these stories to be heard.
This show will be juried by Dr. Travis Williams. Travis Williams, Ph.D., is full-time teaching faculty in the Department of Sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University. He received his doctorate in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2012. He served as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Science & Technology in Society at Virginia Tech from 2012 to 2014. His research areas include Environmental Racism, Racial Capitalism, Risk Society, Social Movements, and Non-profit Industrial Complex.