A new emancipation monument was unveiled in Richmond, Virginia, on Wednesday that features two 12-foot bronze statues -- one of a woman holding an infant and one of a man freed from chattel slavery.
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For friends and artists Joann Quiñones and Jonathan Christensen Caballero, faces tell complicated stories of race and class. Woven within the artists’ respective works are their experiences grappling with their own identities and the working-class histories of their families.
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