August 27, 2017
A quilt by Lawrence artist Marla Jackson, "Still We Rise," which depicts the events of and surrounding William Clarke Quantrill's raid of Lawrence on Aug. 21, 1863, was completed along with eight high school students, whom Jackson mentored through the process.
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Monuments of a different type honor civil rights heroes at Lawrence exhibition
As bronze statues of Confederate figures are creating national controversy, there's hope that a Lawrence exhibition featuring quilts and textiles of civil rights heroes will bring people together.
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