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Betty Strange
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Jacob Lawrence was born Sept. 7, 1917, in Atlantic City, N.J. “ known for his series of narrative paintings depicting important moments in African American history. ... Lawrence began painting in series format in the late 1930s ... on the lives of the abolitionists Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman and John Brown,” and others. (Read more at

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Jacob Lawrence, painter. He is among the best-known 20th-century African-American painters, a distinction shared with Romare Bearden. He was only in his twenties when his "Migration Series" made him nationally famous; the series depicted the Great Migration of hundreds of thousands of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North. He referred to his style as "dynamic cubism", though by his own account the primary influence was not French art, but the shapes & colors of Harlem. R.I.P.

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