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The image of Claudetta Colvin and the story of her contributions to the Civil Rights movement are incorporated in one of eight quilted swing coats from the series "Tributes to Civil Rights Movement Heroines" by artist Patricia A. Montgomery at the Spencer Museum of Art.

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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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