Winston-Salem Downtown Arts District - ART TRAIL


Title: Looking Back, The History of the Black Press - Artist: Marianne DiNapoli-Mylet & 7 student apprentices - completed 1998
Location600 block of Liberty Street - Chronicle Building


Photo by M. M. Ingram 2016

Sponsored by the ARTIVA Program of the Arts Council of WS/FC

Ernie Pitt - editor of the Chronicle requested a mural that depicted the "Black Press" in the US.

This mural displays a large printing press in the background with various editors and their newspapers beginning as early as the 1700's and up to and including the 1960's.

It features a large image of Frederick Douglass as well as one of his quotes.

Artist - Marianne DiNapoli-Mylet Photo by Alan G. Miller

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