ajamu kojo
Little Africa
2015
Pastel, Charcoal, ink & gold leaf work on paper
45.5x36.5
Dr. Olivia J. Hooker’s portrait rests atop a pyramid or the apex of a hill. Beneath her is a partial list, which consists of the names of unarmed people of color who were unjustly murdered by the hands of law enforcement; a direct result of systemic racism in America.

Superimposed over her face is a line drawing of a youth wearing a hoodie. Above them all, fall nine crowns of glory.
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