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
Photo by M. M. Ingram (c) 2016 all rights reserved
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.