Grace Gardner is an Arts Administrator from southeast Michigan. She obtained a BA in African American Studies with a minor in Sociology from Emory University.
When seeing a work of art, I always have a critical dialogue with the title—especially in the scholarship of Black folks, as we love a good ole’ story and the trickster trope.
Photographs are living archives that memorialize moments in history capturing emotions, actions and movements in time.
There is no shortage of reasons for a Black man to want to fly — to leave the country that often turns its back to them.